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Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 66 km SSW of Bilungala, Indonesia



Earthquake location -0.1853S, 123.0169WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.08 km (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.0169 East, latitude -0.1853 South, depth = 76.08 km. Id of earthquake: us20008j12. Event ids that are associated: us20008j12. The temblor was picked up at 02:28:02 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Bilungala in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 18:28:02 / February 10, 2017 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk, Gorontalo. Close 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. 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km SSW of Bilungala, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.0169° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.1853° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km SSW of Bilungala, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-10 18:28:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-10 19:12:31 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 432 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 0.885 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 us20008j12 Id of event.
Event Code 20008j12 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008j12, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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