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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag strikes near Nggongi Satu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -10.4651S, 120.1319WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Nggongi Satu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/18 / 2018-10-02 00:16:43 / October 2, 2018 @ 12:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.1319 East, latitude -10.4651 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nggongi Satu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:43 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hf6g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hf6g.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waingapu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 31 km SSW of Nggongi Satu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.1319° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.4651° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SSW of Nggongi Satu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-02 00:16:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-21 04:22:17 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 6.11 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 536 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 2.76 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 us1000hf6g Id of event.
Event Code 1000hf6g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hf6g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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