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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Kasiguncu in Indonesia



Earthquake location -1.2372S, 120.4176WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 22:55:03 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 14:55:03 / May 29, 2017 @ 2:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009j9i. Event ids that are associated: us20009j9i. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.4176° East, -1.2372° South.

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 33 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.4176° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.2372° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-29 14:55:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-12 20:10:46 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 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 385 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 2.36 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us20009j9i Id of event.
Event Code 20009j9i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009j9i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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