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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 33 km SSE of Lolayan, Indonesia



Earthquake location 0.3808S, 124.4485WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km SSE of Lolayan, Indonesia (21 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.62 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000bsmy. Event ids that are associated: us2000bsmy. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lolayan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 01:11:22 / November 22, 2017 @ 1:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.4485° East, latitude 0.3808° North, depth = 98.62 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:11:22 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter).

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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km SSE of Lolayan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.4485° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.3808° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km SSE 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 2017-11-22 01:11:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-22 01:32:19 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 2.192 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us2000bsmy Id of event.
Event Code 2000bsmy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bsmy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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