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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag was detected near Tambulatana in Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.3572S, 120.2009WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Tambulatana in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/17 / 2017-01-07 09:11:59 / January 7, 2017 @ 9:11 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.12 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007rue. Event ids that are associated: us10007rue. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tambulatana in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:11:59 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 78.12 km, 120.2009° East, -9.3572° South.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng, Waingapu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 102 km (63 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 17 km N of Tambulatana, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.2009° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.3572° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 78.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km N of Tambulatana, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-07 09:11:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-07 09:29:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 482 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 2.135 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us10007rue Id of event.
Event Code 10007rue An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007rue, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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