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Strong earthquake, 6.3 mag has occurred near Abepura in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.2522S, 138.4044WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 245 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (152 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000434e. Event ids that are associated: us6000434e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:24:49 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 17:24:49 / June 19, 2019 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 138.4044 East, latitude -2.2522 South, depth = 12.13 km.

Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 245 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.4044° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.2522° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 245km W of Abepura, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-19 17:24:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-19 17:43:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.572 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 611 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 6.184 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us6000434e Id of event.
Event Code 6000434e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000434e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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