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Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

Magnitude 6.8 Indonesia earthquake triggers tsunami alert

First published on eTurboNews: https://www.eturbonews.com/249565/magnitude-6-8-indonesia-earthquake-triggers-tsunami-alert

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck 63 miles offshore of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, 149 miles from Kendari City, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia today. A tsunami alert has been issued along the island’s eastern coast.

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Magnitude 6.8

Date-Time • 12 Apr 2019 11:40:50 UTC

• 12 Apr 2019 19:40:50 near epicenter

Location 1.852S 122.553E

Depth 17 km

Distances • 100.4 km (62.3 mi) NE of Bungku, Indonesia
• 102.9 km (63.8 mi) SSW of Luwuk, Indonesia
• 206.6 km (128.1 mi) ESE of Poso, Indonesia
• 235.1 km (145.8 mi) N of Kendari, Indonesia
• 270.2 km (167.5 mi) SSW of Gorontalo, Indonesia

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 6.4 km; Vertical 4.1 km

Parameters Nph = 141; Dmin = 381.9 km; Rmss = 1.46 seconds; Gp = 29°

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