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According to posts on twitter, there are significant damages and at least 2 fatalities after a moderate magnitude M5.6 in western Java island, Indonesia. Inland shallow fault rupture, close to towns, likely explain the destructions.

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A magnitude Mw6.9 offshore south-central .

Mechanism and location suggest rupture on the shallow part of the close to the trench (on the very shallow dipping fault plane). However, modelled depth of ~19km, if true, seems little too deep given the closeness with the trench (USGS gives same depth and mechanism). This means that we cannot exclude a rupture on the steep fault plane within the oceanic plate.

Map with source time function from Geoscope IPGP
Larger map with epicenter of this event in red from USGS (both not yet on fediverse it seems)

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