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Moderate earthquake 5.9 mag, 37 km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia



Earthquake location 0.4002S, 122.0296WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Tilamuta in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 122.0296° East, latitude 0.4002° North, depth = 114.5 km. Global time and date of event 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 12:12:21 / July 15, 2017 @ 12:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tilamuta in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:12:21 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009wjw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009wjw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.5 km (71 miles).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Earthquake epicenter was 116 km (72 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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 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: 37 km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.0296° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.4002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-15 12:12:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-15 12:33:01 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 4.27 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 536 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 1.433 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009wjw Id of event.
Event Code 20009wjw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wjw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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