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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Tambakrejo in Indonesia



Earthquake location -8.9456S, 111.9771WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tambakrejo in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 23:44:55 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 73.79 km (46 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008uvz. Event ids that are associated: us10008uvz. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tambakrejo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 111.9771 East, latitude -8.9456 South, depth = 73.79 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 16:44:55 / May 24, 2017 @ 4:44 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Blitar (c. 132 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kedungwaru (c. 80 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tulungagung (c. 65 300 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Boyolangu (c. 32 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Trenggalek (c. 29 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ngunut (c. 26 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumberpucung, Trenggalek, Tulungagung (min 5000 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 ten and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 72 km SSW of Tambakrejo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.9771° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9456° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km SSW of Tambakrejo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-24 16:44:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-24 17:07:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 451 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 1.767 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us10008uvz Id of event.
Event Code 10008uvz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008uvz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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