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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Lolayan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.2474S, 125.2098WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km SE of Lolayan, Indonesia (87 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.45 km (29 miles). Unique identifier: us2000adpp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000adpp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 22:57:39 / August 31, 2017 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.2098 East, latitude -0.2474 South, depth = 47.45 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:57:39 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter).

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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. 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: 140 km SE of Lolayan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2098° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.2474° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 140km SE of Lolayan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-31 22:57:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-31 23:14:55 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 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 0 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 449 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 2.382 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000adpp Id of event.
Event Code 2000adpp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000adpp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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