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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag strikes near Mamasa in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.9155S, 119.4345WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia on Thursday. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:21 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hrxp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hrxp. A tsunami warning has been issued near Mamasa in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 23:01:21 / November 14, 2018 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 119.4345° East, -2.9155° South, depth 8.66 km.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju (min 5000 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 seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ENE of Mamasa, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4345° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.9155° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km 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 2018-11-14 23:01:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-14 23:27:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.53 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 483 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 2.108 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us1000hrxp Id of event.
Event Code 1000hrxp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hrxp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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