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Moderate earthquake 5.9 mag, 168 km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia


Earthquake location -2.8943S, 100.0972WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 168 km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia (104 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 10:59:29 / February 2, 2019 @ 10:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:59:29 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sungaipenuh in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jccs. Unique identifier: us2000jccs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 100.0972° East, -2.8943° South.

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

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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: 168 km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia. This data 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 100.0972° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.8943° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 168km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-02 10:59:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-02 11:24:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.64 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 3.203 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us2000jccs Id of event.
Event Code 2000jccs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jccs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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