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Strong earthquake: M6.3 quake has struck near Saumlaki in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.403S, 128.7097WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 293 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (182 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:27:21 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 13:27:21 / December 1, 2018 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hzjp. Id of event: us1000hzjp. Exact location, longitude 128.7097° East, latitude -7.403° South, depth = 140.61 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.61 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 293 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.7097° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.403° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 140.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 293km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-01 13:27:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-01 13:51:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.14 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 615 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.976 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000hzjp Id of event.
Event Code 1000hzjp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hzjp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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