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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Sikabaluan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.2497S, 96.7049WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 272 km WNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (169 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sikabaluan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000dbd0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dbd0. Exact location, longitude 96.7049° East, latitude -0.2497° South, depth = 26.58 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 21:03:44 / March 2, 2018 @ 9:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.58 km (17 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:03:44 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 272 km WNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.7049° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.2497° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 272km WNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-02 21:03:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-02 21:18:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 416 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 1.771 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us2000dbd0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dbd0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dbd0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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