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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Sinarharapan in Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.8369S, 106.836WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Sinarharapan in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.32 km (28 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:22:31 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 00:22:31 / December 16, 2017 @ 12:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, 106.836° East, -7.8369° South, depth 44.32 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinarharapan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000c551. Event ids that are associated: us2000c551.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sukabumi, Pelabuhanratu, Banjar (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 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. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 45 km S of Sinarharapan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.836° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.8369° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km S of Sinarharapan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-16 00:22:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-16 00:47:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 402 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 2.875 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us2000c551 Id of event.
Event Code 2000c551 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000c551, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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