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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Lanta Timur in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.6598S, 118.9454WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lanta Timur in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 118.9454 East, latitude -8.6598 South, depth = 120.26 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 22:37:19 / October 30, 2017 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.26 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lanta Timur in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:37:19 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000aysa. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aysa.

Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Bima (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km SW of Lanta Timur, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 118.9454° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.6598° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 120.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SW of Lanta Timur, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-30 22:37:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-30 22:55:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 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 3.255 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 50 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 us1000aysa Id of event.
Event Code 1000aysa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000aysa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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