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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia



Earthquake location -4.4532S, 94.3395WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:38:11 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.3395° East, latitude -4.4532° South, depth = 15.52 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sumatra in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 19:38:11 / April 22, 2016 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.52 km (10 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005l0c. Event ids that are associated: us20005l0c.

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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.3395° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.4532° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-22 19:38:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-22 19:53:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 416 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 6.569 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us20005l0c Id of event.
Event Code 20005l0c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005l0c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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