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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near Pelau in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.6093S, 128.4829WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pelau in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.98 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lg7. Id of event: us70005lg7. Exact location of event, longitude 128.4829 East, latitude -3.6093 South, depth = 10.98 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:59 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 00:39:59 / September 26, 2019 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pelau in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai, Ambon. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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: 10 km S of Pelau, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.4829° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.6093° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km S of Pelau, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-26 00:39:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-26 01:02:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 5.908 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 449 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 3.821 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 us70005lg7 Id of event.
Event Code 70005lg7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005lg7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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