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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.4795S, 128.0844WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 23:15:08 / April 14, 2016 @ 11:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.75 km (94 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.0844 East, latitude -7.4795 South, depth = 150.75 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005i7m. Id of event: us20005i7m. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:15:08 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter).

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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.0844° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.4795° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 150.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-14 23:15:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-14 23:37:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.7 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 501 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 3.224 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us20005i7m Id of event.
Event Code 20005i7m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005i7m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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