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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Angaur State in Palau

Earthquake location 6.0029S, 133.2466WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 139 km SW of Angaur State, Palau (86 miles). Exact location of event, depth 25.24 km, 133.2466° East, 6.0029° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.24 km (16 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 17:51:13 / August 11, 2019 @ 5:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:51:13 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600053rn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600053rn.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 139 km SW of Angaur State, Palau.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 133.2466° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0029° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 139km SW of Angaur State, Palau Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-11 17:51:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-11 18:09:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 7.837 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us600053rn Id of event.
Event Code 600053rn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600053rn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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