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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Modayag in Indonesia



Earthquake location -0.0997S, 125.2117WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 128 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia (80 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008k7d. Event ids that are associated: us10008k7d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.68 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 60.68 km, 125.2117° East, -0.0997° South. Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 06:13:51 / April 24, 2017 @ 6:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:13:51 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 128 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2117° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.0997° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 128km SE of Modayag, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-24 06:13:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-24 06:33:30 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 0 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 432 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 2.322 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us10008k7d Id of event.
Event Code 10008k7d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008k7d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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