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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Molibagu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.18S, 124.5756WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia (56 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006e6y. Unique identifier: us70006e6y. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:13:39 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.99 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/11/19 / 2019-11-28 16:13:39 / November 28, 2019 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.5756 East, latitude -0.18 South, depth = 51.99 km. 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.5756° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.18° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-28 16:13:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-30 15:41:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 1.996 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us70006e6y Id of event.
Event Code 70006e6y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006e6y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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