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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake has struck near Atambua in Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.3206S, 124.8279WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Atambua in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 10:18:19 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.8279 East, latitude -9.3206 South, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/19 / 2019-04-07 02:18:19 / April 7, 2019 @ 2:18 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000kblz. Unique identifier: us2000kblz.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aileu, Liquica, Same. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km SSW of Atambua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8279° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.3206° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SSW of Atambua, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-07 02:18:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-07 02:37:31 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 0 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 0.701 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us2000kblz Id of event.
Event Code 2000kblz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000kblz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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