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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 20 km NNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia



Earthquake location -1.2546S, 120.5739WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000bfq1. Event ids that are associated: us2000bfq1. The temblor was reported at 01:02:15 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.5739° East, -1.2546° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 17:02:15 / November 2, 2017 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.

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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data 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 120.5739° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.2546° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-02 17:02:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-02 17:18:24 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 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 400 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 2.207 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us2000bfq1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bfq1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bfq1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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