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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Napu in Indonesia



Earthquake location -9.4476S, 119.9597WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Napu in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 119.9597° East, -9.4476° South, depth 80.49 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:19:23 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Napu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 20:19:23 / April 6, 2018 @ 8:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.49 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvr3. Unique identifier: us2000dvr3.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waingapu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km SSE of Napu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.9597° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.4476° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 80.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSE of Napu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-06 20:19:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-06 20:35:03 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 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 2.39 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us2000dvr3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000dvr3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dvr3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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