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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag was detected near Kepanjen in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.9646S, 113.1895WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Kepanjen in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 23:10:12 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kepanjen in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 113.1895° East, latitude -8.9646° South, depth = 96.65 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100078vh. Unique identifier: us100078vh. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 15:10:12 / November 16, 2016 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.65 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Jember (c. 298 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lumajang (c. 123 600 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Kepanjen (c. 51 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kencong (c. 43 000 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Pakisaji (c. 30 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Dampit (c. 23 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Gongdanglegi Kulon (c. 22 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pakisaji, Sumberpucung, Kepanjen.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 ten 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: 71 km SSW of Kepanjen, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 113.1895° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9646° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km SSW of Kepanjen, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-16 15:10:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-16 15:35:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 45 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.1 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 553 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 1.07 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us100078vh Id of event.
Event Code 100078vh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100078vh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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