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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Manokwari in Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.2285S, 132.7582WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 274 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia (170 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 19:08:18 / September 26, 2017 @ 7:08 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:08:18 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000av22. Unique identifier: us2000av22. A tsunami warning has been issued near Manokwari in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 132.7582 East, latitude 1.2285 North, depth = 20.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.62 km (13 miles).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 274 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 132.7582° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.2285° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 274km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-26 19:08:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-26 19:24:19 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 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 432 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 4.151 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us2000av22 Id of event.
Event Code 2000av22 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000av22, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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