Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9, Tsunami warning alerts

Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Mamasa in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.8873S, 119.4642WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Mamasa in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 119.4642 East, latitude -2.8873 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:35:54 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000i73d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i73d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 18:35:54 / November 5, 2018 @ 6:35 pm.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).

Each 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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Did you feel it?

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: 11 km ENE of Mamasa, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4642° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.8873° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ENE of Mamasa, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-05 18:35:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-05 18:52:34 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 400 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 2.132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us2000i73d Id of event.
Event Code 2000i73d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i73d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply