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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -10.397S, 111.0684WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 237 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia (147 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 00:02:23 / August 27, 2017 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.59 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 111.0684 East, latitude -10.397 South, depth = 19.59 km. Unique identifier: us2000ac5g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac5g. The temblor was reported at 07:02:23 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).

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. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 237 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.0684° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.397° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 237km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-27 00:02:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-27 00:24:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 2.32 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 2.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 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 us2000ac5g Id of event.
Event Code 2000ac5g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ac5g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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