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Moderate earthquake: M5.5 quake strikes near Kota Ternate in Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.1429S, 126.3926WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (mg/mb) has striked on Sunday, 115 kilometers (71 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 05:20:55 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-25 09:20:55 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3926 East, latitude 1.1429 North, depth 35 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3926° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.1429° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-25 09:20:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-25 09:41:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.17 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 465 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.041 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tiwn Id of event.
Event Code c000tiwn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tiwn A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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