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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 228 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.845S, 129.5696WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 228 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 129.5696° East, latitude -6.845° South, depth = 146.94 km. The temblor was detected at 23:16:40 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.94 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70005t0t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005t0t. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 14:16:40 / October 10, 2019 @ 2:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 228 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.5696° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.845° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 146.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 228km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-10 14:16:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-10 14:29:48 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 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 400 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 2.053 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us70005t0t Id of event.
Event Code 70005t0t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005t0t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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