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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Labuhankananga in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.0834S, 117.7117WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 117.7117 East, latitude -8.0834 South, depth = 215.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 215.2 km (134 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 03:08:34 / February 13, 2017 @ 3:08 am. Unique identifier: us20008jg3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jg3. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:08:34 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Labuhankananga in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 9 km NW of Labuhankananga, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 117.7117° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.0834° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 215.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW of Labuhankananga, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-13 03:08:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-13 03:31:16 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 416 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 3.661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us20008jg3 Id of event.
Event Code 20008jg3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008jg3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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