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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag was detected near Tanahmerah in Indonesia



Earthquake location -4.4689S, 140.1815WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 178 km N of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (111 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 04:19:52 / April 26, 2016 @ 4:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.1815 East, latitude -4.4689 South, depth = 74.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.97 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:19:52 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tanahmerah in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bki. Id of event: us10005bki.

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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. 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: 178 km N of Tanahmerah, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.1815° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.4689° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 178km N of Tanahmerah, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-26 04:19:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-26 04:37:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 4.01 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 500 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 8.064 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 41 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 us10005bki Id of event.
Event Code 10005bki An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005bki, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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