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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Tiku in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.4633S, 99.6987WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tiku in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tiku in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 99.6987° East, latitude -0.4633° South, depth = 105.78 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 14:03:57 / December 23, 2018 @ 2:03 pm. Unique identifier: us2000iwpp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iwpp. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:03:57 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.78 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bukittinggi (c. 98 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padang, Bukittinggi, Pariaman (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km WSW of Tiku, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.6987° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.4633° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WSW of Tiku, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-23 14:03:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-23 14:22:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 385 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 1.553 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us2000iwpp Id of event.
Event Code 2000iwpp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000iwpp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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