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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Gombangan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.659S, 112.5384WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Gombangan in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004u04. Unique identifier: us10004u04. The temblor was reported at 14:09:12 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 112.5384° East, -8.659° South, depth 79.99 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79.99 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/16 / 2016-03-02 06:09:12 / March 2, 2016 @ 6:09 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Gombangan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pare, Kencong, Tulungagung. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Malang (c. 746 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lawang (c. 159 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Blitar (c. 132 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lumajang (c. 123 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kedungwaru (c. 80 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Batu (c. 75 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tulungagung (c. 65 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km S of Gombangan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 112.5384° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.659° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km S of Gombangan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-02 06:09:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-02 06:34:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.8 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 401 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 1.606 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us10004u04 Id of event.
Event Code 10004u04 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004u04, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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