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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Passo in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.6504S, 128.2157WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Passo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2157 East, latitude -3.6504 South, depth = 54.43 km. Unique identifier: us70005swb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005swb. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:39:48 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 04:39:48 / October 10, 2019 @ 4:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.43 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Passo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai, Ambon (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WSW of Passo, 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 128.2157° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.6504° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WSW of Passo, 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 04:39:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-10 04:59:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 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 4.091 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us70005swb Id of event.
Event Code 70005swb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005swb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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