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Moderate earthquake 5.5 mag, 65 km SSW of Tinabogan, Indonesia



Earthquake location 0.2935S, 120.2WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 65 km SSW of Tinabogan, Indonesia (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009zyk. Unique identifier: us20009zyk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.8 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tinabogan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 07:55:55 / July 23, 2017 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:55:55 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.2° East, latitude 0.2935° North, depth = 55.8 km.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 65 km SSW of Tinabogan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.2° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.2935° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km SSW of Tinabogan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-23 07:55:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-23 08:16:46 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 4.23 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 465 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 0.999 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us20009zyk Id of event.
Event Code 20009zyk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009zyk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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