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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia



Earthquake location -8.8549S, 111.472WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us10004srp. Event ids that are associated: us10004srp. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:35:19 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 64.66 km, 111.472° East, -8.8549° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 23:35:19 / February 25, 2016 @ 11:35 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.66 km (40 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ngunut, Kedungwaru, Tulungagung (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Kedungwaru (c. 80 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Tulungagung (c. 65 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Boyolangu (c. 32 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Trenggalek (c. 29 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Ngunut (c. 26 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 62 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.472° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.8549° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-25 23:35:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-25 23:53:53 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 1.326 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us10004srp Id of event.
Event Code 10004srp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004srp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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