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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 150 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia



Earthquake location -3.9385S, 130.1269WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia (93 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:28:19 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100096rh. Event ids that are associated: us100096rh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1269 East, latitude -3.9385 South, depth = 57.79 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 19:28:19 / July 4, 2017 @ 7:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.79 km (36 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 130.1269° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.9385° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 150km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-04 19:28:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-04 19:47:28 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 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 2.347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us100096rh Id of event.
Event Code 100096rh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100096rh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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