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Moderate earthquake: M5.6 quake has struck near Lemito in Indonesia



Earthquake location 0.6764S, 121.1553WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km WNW of Lemito, Indonesia (30 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 13:55:21 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088tq. Id of event: us100088tq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 05:55:21 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:55 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lemito in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.1553° East, 0.6764° North, depth 79.23 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.23 km (49 miles).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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 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: 48 km WNW of Lemito, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1553° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.6764° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km WNW of Lemito, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-14 05:55:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 06:11:47 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 0.571 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us100088tq Id of event.
Event Code 100088tq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088tq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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