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6.9 Quake Hits Indonesia, 90+ dead


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Andie

Posted 06 August 2018 - 05:30 AM

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A 6.9 quake struck at Loloan, Indonesia on Aug. 4th at a depth of 31 km.
A tsunami warning was issued but cancelled.
90+ people have died. Widespread damage.

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https://earthquake.u...1000g3ub#origin

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 08:23 PM

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A 6.9 quake struck at Loloan, Indonesia on Aug. 4th at a depth of 31 km.
A tsunami warning was issued but cancelled.
90+ people have died. Widespread damage.

Interactive map
https://earthquake.u.../us1000g3ub#map

https://earthquake.u...1000g3ub#origin


I found this to be interesting....

"In the region surrounding the August 5, 2018 earthquake, there have been six other events of M 6.5 or larger over the previous century. Four of these are likely to have occurred on the back arc thrust system; a M 6.5 in the Bali region to the west of Lombok in July 1976, and three events of M 6.5, M6.5, and M 6.6 in the Sumbawa region to the east of Lombok in November 2007 and November 2009. The Sumbawa earthquakes were associated with several deaths, hundreds of injuries, and hundreds of houses being destroyed."

The years are interesting. 1976, 2007 and 2009. Solar minimums if I'm not mistaken.

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 04:40 AM

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Interesting comparison. If you get a chance, it would be interesting if you could add to that premise.

The Indian Plate is moving northward ~2" per year under the Eurasian Plate. I wonder if this contributes to the big quakes?
Nepal deals with large quakes from periodic slips. The last one devastated Katmandu.

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 08:32 PM

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Interesting comparison. If you get a chance, it would be interesting if you could add to that premise.

The Indian Plate is moving northward ~2" per year under the Eurasian Plate. I wonder if this contributes to the big quakes?
Nepal deals with large quakes from periodic slips. The last one devastated Katmandu.


I'm not sure exactly but to me it confirms that solar activity and geomagnetic both falling below a certain point in conjunction does in fact increase seismic activity.

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Posted 19 August 2018 - 05:15 PM

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Two large quakes struck today that sent landslides down Mt. Rinjani and making residents on the island extremely worried.
The final death toll from the Aug 4th Quake was 460


July 2018 Lombok earthquake (Mw and Richter: 6.4)
August 5, 2018 Lombok earthquake (Mw: 6.9, Richter: 7.0)
August 9, 2018 (Richter: 5.9)
Two August 19, 2018 Lombok earthquakes (Richter: 6.4 and 6.9)

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