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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake has struck near Leksula in Indonesia



Earthquake location -3.5404S, 126.0695WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 56 km WNW of Leksula, Indonesia (35 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1qs. Id of event: us2000a1qs. A tsunami warning has been issued near Leksula in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0695 East, latitude -3.5404 South, depth = 14.92 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 12:08:38 / July 27, 2017 @ 12:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:08:38 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.92 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km WNW of Leksula, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0695° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.5404° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km WNW of Leksula, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-27 12:08:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-27 12:29:30 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 5.91 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 518 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 4.125 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us2000a1qs Id of event.
Event Code 2000a1qs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a1qs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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