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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Sinabang in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.3779S, 97.1033WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 146 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia (91 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 03:21:56 / May 29, 2018 @ 3:21 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinabang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.44 km (15 miles). Exact location, longitude 97.1033° East, latitude 1.3779° North, depth = 23.44 km. Event id: us1000edqv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000edqv. The temblor was reported at 10:21:56 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia. This data 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 97.1033° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.3779° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 146km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-29 03:21:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-29 03:36:42 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 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 0.477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us1000edqv Id of event.
Event Code 1000edqv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000edqv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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