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



Earthquake location 0.334S, 120.6224WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 50 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia (31 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 11:21:00 / March 31, 2017 @ 11:21 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.04 km (58 miles). Exact location of event, depth 93.04 km, 120.6224° East, 0.334° North. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:21:00 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008dhp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dhp. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tinabogan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6224° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 93.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-31 11:21:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-31 11:45:47 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 4.05 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 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 0.788 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us10008dhp Id of event.
Event Code 10008dhp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dhp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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