Nature: Earthquake Indo. 50104

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Name
Nature: Earthquake Indo. 50104 Gender: N/A
born on 17 July 2006 at 08:19 (= 08:19 AM )
Place off coast Java, Indonesia, 9s13, 107e19
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Timed official source; 00:00:01 legal
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Pat
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 24°38' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 18°43 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 21°48'



Biography

Indonesian earthquake of 7.7 magnitude striking in the Indian Ocean, with an epicenter about 220 miles south of Java. It was followed by a tsunami with waves over 10 feet high. The combination put the death toll at over 500 and left over 54,000 people homeless. According to the USGS, the quake occurred in the Indian Ocean, 235 km (145 miles) SSW of Tasikmalaya, Java, Indonesia and 250 km (155 miles) S of Bandung, Java, Indonesia. Most of the deaths resulted from the tsunami and most of the damage occurred in fishing villages and beaches on the south Java coast, including Pangandaran Beach.

Events

Source Notes

PT quotes USGS webpage for official time UTC, which is equal to GMT (15:19:28 local time at epicenter).

Categories

  • Mundane : Disasters : Natural Disasters

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