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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.0231S, 129.8174WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 194 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (121 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008uur. Unique identifier: us20008uur. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:14:35 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 118.88 km (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 19:14:35 / March 26, 2017 @ 7:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.8174 East, latitude -7.0231 South, depth = 118.88 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 194 km WNW of Saumlaki, 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 129.8174° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.0231° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 194km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-26 19:14:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-26 19:32:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 1.751 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us20008uur Id of event.
Event Code 20008uur An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008uur, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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