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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Amahai in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.3146S, 129.7521WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (88 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 02:58:51 / July 10, 2017 @ 2:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098gm. Id of event: us100098gm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.6 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:58:51 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 129.7521 East, latitude -4.3146 South, depth = 66.6 km.

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 eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 142 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.7521° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.3146° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 142km SE 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 2017-07-10 02:58:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-10 03:17:18 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 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 416 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 2.851 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us100098gm Id of event.
Event Code 100098gm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100098gm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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