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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag strikes near Banjar Pasekan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.6136S, 115.3023WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Banjar Pasekan in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 118.42 km, 115.3023° East, -8.6136° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Banjar Pasekan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.42 km (74 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:10:25 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 23:10:25 / March 21, 2017 @ 11:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008tme. Unique identifier: us20008tme.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banyuwangi, Muncar, Praya. Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Banyuwangi (c. 108 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Muncar (c. 64 500 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tabanan (c. 33 700 pop). 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NE of Banjar Pasekan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 115.3023° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.6136° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NE of Banjar Pasekan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-21 23:10:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-21 23:45:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 95 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.86 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 524 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 4.781 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008tme Id of event.
Event Code 20008tme An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008tme, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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