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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag has occurred near Bitung in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.7552S, 126.2558WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 124 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (77 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006b57. Event ids that are associated: us70006b57. Global time and date of event 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 20:19:47 / November 14, 2019 @ 8:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.02 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:47 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.2558° East, 1.7552° North, depth 15.02 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 124 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2558° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.7552° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-14 20:19:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-06 00:38:39 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 465 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 5.322 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us70006b57 Id of event.
Event Code 70006b57 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006b57, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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