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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Owen Fracture Zone region



Earthquake location 11.7573S, 57.8526WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Owen Fracture Zone region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 07:23:24 / October 12, 2015 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10003mxr. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003mxr. The temblor was detected at 11:23:24 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 57.8526° East, latitude 11.7573° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Owen Fracture Zone region.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 57.8526° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.7573° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Owen Fracture Zone region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-12 07:23:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-12 07:44:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 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 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 416 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 3.855 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 62 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 us10003mxr Id of event.
Event Code 10003mxr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003mxr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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