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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Kotaagung in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.1082S, 104.3242WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km SSW of Kotaagung, Indonesia (47 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tj0. Id of event: us20008tj0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kotaagung in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 13:13:39 / March 21, 2017 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 60.62 km, 104.3242° East, -6.1082° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.62 km (38 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:13:39 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km SSW of Kotaagung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.3242° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.1082° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km SSW of Kotaagung, 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 13:13:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-21 13:33:36 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 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 2.207 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us20008tj0 Id of event.
Event Code 20008tj0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008tj0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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