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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near Pisangkemeng in Indonesia



Earthquake location -9.4094S, 117.6503WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Pisangkemeng in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pisangkemeng in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004cg7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004cg7. Exact location of event, longitude 117.6503 East, latitude -9.4094 South, depth = 88.88 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 88.88 km (55 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 22:21:32 / January 8, 2016 @ 10:21 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:21:32 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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 ten 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SSW of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 117.6503° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.4094° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 88.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km SSW of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-08 22:21:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-08 22:36:20 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 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 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 449 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 3.579 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us10004cg7 Id of event.
Event Code 10004cg7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004cg7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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