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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Amahai in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.098S, 130.5999WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 188 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (117 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000givv. Event ids that are associated: us1000givv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:30:05 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm. Exact location, longitude 130.5999° East, latitude -3.098° South, depth = 25.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.54 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:30:05 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter).

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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 188 km E of Amahai, 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 130.5999° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.098° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 188km E of Amahai, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-19 15:30:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-29 20:59:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 1.656 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us1000givv Id of event.
Event Code 1000givv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000givv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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