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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Muara Siberut in Indonesia

Earthquake location -1.7783S, 99.7505WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km ESE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (39 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 19:58:08 / July 20, 2018 @ 7:58 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:08 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ga2z. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ga2z. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.53 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Muara Siberut in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.7505 East, latitude -1.7783 South, depth = 24.53 km.

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 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: 63 km ESE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.7505° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.7783° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km ESE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-20 19:58:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-20 20:16:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 2.455 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us2000ga2z Id of event.
Event Code 2000ga2z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ga2z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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