Massive seaquake in Indonesia

Earthquake Report comment :
A massive double shallow seaquake struck the Ceram sea.
Based on USGS expextations, the impact of the earthquake will be relatively limited with mostly a moderate shaking in the islands surrounding the epicenter
Maximum 2000 people must have experienced a VI Mercalli shaking : strond shaking.
GDACS issued a GREEN earthquake alarm after the earthquake.
NOAA did not issued a tsunami warning.
Indonesian government issued a limited tsunami warning but lifted it later on.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Magnitude : Mw 7.2 and 6.4
Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 02:11:24 AM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 12 km
Geo-location(s) :
105 km (65 miles) NNW of Dobo, Kepulauan Aru, Indonesia
310 km (190 miles) WSW of Enarotali, Papua, Indonesia

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS Shaking map
USGS historic earthquakes map
USGS Pager map
GDACS Green Earthquake Alert (Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System)
GDACS Green Tsunami alert

* GDACS (Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System) provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters around the world. GDACS is a Joint Initiative of the United Nations and the European Commission

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