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JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Java on early Monday morning, seismologists said, prompting a tsunami warning for some local regions.
The 7.1-magnitude earthquake at 3.06 a.m. local time (2006 GMT Sunday) was centered about 279 kilometers (173 miles) south-southwest of Tasikmalaya on Java. It struck about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) deep, making it a shallow earthquake, according to Indonesia's seismological agency.
Originally posted by octotom
This is somewhat interesting. I was listening to a Coast to Coast from last week yesterday and Stan Deyo was being interviewed. As I remember, he said that be believed that based on the information that he looks at, he thought that there would probably be an earthquake in Indonesia, which would then be followed in the not too distant future by "the big one" in the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
We'll have to keep our eyes peeled and see what happens.
Magnitude 6.7 Date-Time * Sunday, April 03, 2011 at 20:06:42 UTC * Monday, April 04, 2011 at 03:06:42 AM at epicenter * Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 9.786°S, 107.749°E Depth 24 km (14.9 miles) Region SOUTH OF JAVA, INDONESIA Distances 241 km (149 miles) ENE of Christmas Island 277 km (172 miles) S of Tasikmalaya, Java, Indonesia 318 km (197 miles) S of Bandung, Java, Indonesia 412 km (256 miles) SSE of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 12 km (7.5 miles); depth +/- 7 km (4.3 miles) Parameters NST=167, Nph=168, Dmin=242.7 km, Rmss=1.18 sec, Gp= 40°, M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7 Source * USGS NEIC (WDCS-D) Event ID usc0002i9q
Originally posted by forall2see
reply to post by IamAbeliever
Well then. I would like for you to give us a heads up when in fact you do have these uneasy feelings. Maybe your on to something here. I however will not take it all to seriously until you post your thread the day beforehand as you state you will in your reply. Of course you understand