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Event: TS Tsunami
Number: 2009-000173
Country: IDN Indonesia
Location: Jawa Barat Province
Date (YMD): 2009-9-2
Time: 07:55 UTC
Duration:
Magnitude: 7.4
Information Source:GDACS, NEIC
Comments: On 9/2/2009 7:55:02 AM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.4 and depth 62.8km has struck an very highly populated area in the Jawa Barat Province (population: 38 million) in Indonesia. GDACS calculated a red alert, indicating 'high likelihood for international disaster'. Based on later information, the impact estimate was reduced. Tidal wave and water surface buoy measurements indicated wave heights of 40cm instead of initially estimated 2.5m. Please refer to the GDACS tsunami report for more details.
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