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Moderate earthquake: M5.6 quake has struck near Sikabaluan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.7572S, 99.3618WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Sikabaluan in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.09 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 21:11:11 / August 10, 2019 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 99.3618 East, latitude -0.7572 South, depth = 51.09 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sikabaluan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:11:11 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600053j1. Event ids that are associated: us600053j1.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padang, Pariaman (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 112 km (70 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 57 km NE of Sikabaluan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.3618° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.7572° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km NE of Sikabaluan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-10 21:11:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-10 21:28:57 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 482 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 5.15 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600053j1 Id of event.
Event Code 600053j1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600053j1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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