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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Abepura in Indonesia



Earthquake location -2.2482S, 139.0163WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 179 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (111 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:32:33 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008jbf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jbf. Exact location of event, depth 56.18 km, 139.0163° East, -2.2482° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.18 km (35 miles). Global time and date of event 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 09:32:33 / February 12, 2017 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 179 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.0163° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.2482° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 179km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-12 09:32:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-12 09:47:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 400 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 6.793 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us20008jbf Id of event.
Event Code 20008jbf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008jbf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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