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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake strikes near Tual in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.9366S, 132.49WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 143 kilometers (89 miles) from Tual in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 18:35:58 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 24.51 km (15 miles). Global time of event 01/04/15 / 2015-04-01 09:35:58 / April 1, 2015 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tual in Indonesia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 132.49 East, latitude -6.9366 South, depth 24.51 km, unique identifier, us10001spt.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 132.49° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.9366° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 143km SSW of Tual, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-01 09:35:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-01 09:58:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 3.97 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 518 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 1.573 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us10001spt Id of event.
Event Code 10001spt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001spt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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