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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Sindangsari in Indonesia



Earthquake location -9.5228S, 108.529WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 189 km S of Sindangsari, Indonesia (117 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.37 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sindangsari in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:37 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 20:45:37 / February 13, 2016 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 108.529° East, -9.5228° South, depth 31.37 km. Id of earthquake: us20005005. Event ids that are associated: us20005005.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 189 km S of Sindangsari, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.529° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.5228° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 189km S of Sindangsari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-13 20:45:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 21:02:31 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 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 400 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 2.538 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us20005005 Id of event.
Event Code 20005005 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005005, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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