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Mag 7.4 Earthquake Near the North Coast of Papua, Indonesia

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posted on Jun, 15 2010 @ 10:34 PM
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Magnitude 7.4 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 03:16:29 UTC
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 12:16:29 PM at epicenter

Location 2.270°S, 136.560°E
Depth 20 km (12.4 miles) set by location program
Region NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA
Distances 172 km (107 miles) N (9°) from Enarotali, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
316 km (196 miles) ESE (119°) from Manokwari, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
461 km (286 miles) W (274°) from Jayapura, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
1093 km (680 miles) SSE (168°) from KOROR, Palau

Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST= 12, Nph= 12, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0.98 sec, Gp= 86°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=A
Source NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

Event ID pt10167003

Yet another 7 + earthquake. I think some tsunami warnings were issued aswell. Keep an eye open.




posted on Jun, 15 2010 @ 10:37 PM
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It was downgraded to Magnitude 7.0.

Didnt hit in the ocean, but on land. Hope this won't be devastating.



posted on Jun, 15 2010 @ 10:45 PM
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BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS
NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A
DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO
TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.
...SP...


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No Tsunami Threat is always good.




[edit on 15-6-2010 by Oozii]



posted on Jun, 15 2010 @ 10:51 PM
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