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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Karangbadar Kidul in Indonesia



Earthquake location -8.1677S, 108.9737WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Karangbadar Kidul in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.92 km (42 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:14:23 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a467. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a467. Exact location, longitude 108.9737° East, latitude -8.1677° South, depth = 66.92 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 16:14:23 / August 3, 2017 @ 4:14 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Karangbadar Kidul in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baturaden, Majenang, Purbalingga (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sokaraja (c. 66 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Purbalingga (c. 56 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Banyumas (c. 48 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Baturaden (c. 42 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Majenang (c. 38 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Wangon (c. 35 500 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km S of Karangbadar Kidul, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.9737° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.1677° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km S of Karangbadar Kidul, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-03 16:14:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-03 16:40:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 401 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 1.555 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000a467 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a467 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a467, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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