Something Major Is Happening: Indonesia Continues To Feel Seismic Unrest, Today A Mag 6 Hits Nggongi

Earthquake location -10.4616S, 120.1678W

A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Nggongi in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/18 / 2018-10-02 00:16:43 / October 2, 2018 @ 12:16 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.1678° East, -10.4616° South. The temblor was reported at 08:16:43 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nggongi in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h5el. Id of event: us1000h5el.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waingapu. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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