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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 22 km ESE of Onan Ganjang, Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.0844S, 98.8216WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Onan Ganjang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Onan Ganjang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:02:33 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.59 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d7cu. Unique identifier: us2000d7cu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 10:02:33 / February 24, 2018 @ 10:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 98.8216 East, latitude 2.0844 North, depth = 10.59 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar, Pematangsiantar, Padangsidempuan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 22 km ESE of Onan Ganjang, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 98.8216° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.0844° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ESE of Onan Ganjang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-24 10:02:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-24 10:19:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 385 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 0.613 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us2000d7cu Id of event.
Event Code 2000d7cu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d7cu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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