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Major earthquake, 7.3 mag has occurred near Saumlaki in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.389S, 129.2204WA major earthquake with magnitude 7.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 288 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (179 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 129.2204° East, -6.389° South, depth 208.25 km. Unique identifier: us600044zz. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19175001, at00ptl1dg, us600044zz. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 02:53:40 / June 24, 2019 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 208.25 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:53:40 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 288 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.2204° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.389° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 208.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 288km NW 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 2019-06-24 02:53:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-24 03:13:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.703 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 825 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 ,pt,at,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 2.599 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us600044zz Id of event.
Event Code 600044zz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19175001,at00ptl1dg,us600044zz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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