Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9, Tsunami warning alerts

Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag has occurred near Biha in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.0323S, 103.6768WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (53 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jdr. Id of event: us10003jdr. A tsunami warning has been issued near Biha in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 103.6768° East, -6.0323° South, depth 19.33 km. The temblor was detected at 07:04:58 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.33 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 00:04:58 / October 1, 2015 @ 12:04 am.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

Questions or comments?

Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2015 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 103.6768° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.0323° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86km SSW of Biha, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-01 00:04:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-01 00:32:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 4.08 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 3.272 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 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 us10003jdr Id of event.
Event Code 10003jdr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003jdr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply