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Strong earthquake, 6.8 mag has occurred near Tugu Hilir in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.2896S, 104.8058WA earthquake with magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 105 km WSW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia (65 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004zhq. Unique identifier: us60004zhq. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 12:03:26 / August 2, 2019 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 104.8058° East, -7.2896° South, depth 42.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.79 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:03:26 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tugu Hilir in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 105 km WSW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.8058° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2896° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km WSW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-02 12:03:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-02 12:27:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 5.425 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 711 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 3.443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us60004zhq Id of event.
Event Code 60004zhq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004zhq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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