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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Sigli in Indonesia



Earthquake location 5.1831S, 95.9813WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sigli in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.9813 East, latitude 5.1831 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us20008k22. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k22. The temblor was reported at 02:53:30 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sigli in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 19:53:30 / February 15, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banda Aceh, Bireun, Reuleuet (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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 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: 22 km S of Sigli, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.9813° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.1831° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km S of Sigli, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-15 19:53:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-15 20:14:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 0.963 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 57 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 us20008k22 Id of event.
Event Code 20008k22 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008k22, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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