Did two undersea earthquakes shake Indonesia?

Did two undersea earthquakes shake Indonesia?

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Two powerful and shallow undersea earthquakes shook western Indonesia on Wednesday, causing panic but no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) under the sea.

How big was the earthquake in Sulawesi?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province, prompting people to evacuate homes and buildings. The earthquake happened around 10.30 local time (03:30 GMT) on Tuesday in the Flores Sea.

How big was the earthquake that hit Sumatra?

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck near the western coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra Island on Friday, damaging homes, injuring several people, and shaking buildings in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia.

How deep was the earthquake that hit South Korea?

The quake, which struck at 8:39 a.m. local time, was on land at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), BMKG, the country’s Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency wrote on Twitter.

How are earthquake and tsunami warnings issued in Indonesia?

The data are processed and issued as earthquake bulletin or tsunami warning by the central office. Monitoring of tectonic earthquakes and tsunami activities in Indonesia are doing by Agency for Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) which is conducted in deputy of geophysics.

How seiscomp3 provides earthquake information in Indonesia?

By using these new seismic networks and new seismic data analysis, Seiscomp3, Indonesia has been able to provide earthquake information to the interface institution and public less than 5 minutes after the earthquake occurred. Figure-1: Indonesian seismic network consist of national center and 10 regional centers.

How many seismometers are there in Indonesia?

Currently 162 broadband seismometers and 237 accelerometer has installed spread all over Indonesia to monitor seismic activity in the region. With this development, Indonesia is able to inform the parameters of earthquakes in less than 5 minutes after the earthquake.

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