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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Modayag in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.17S, 125.2478WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia (85 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 125.2478 East, latitude -0.17 South, depth = 52.76 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 17:48:32 / December 11, 2019 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.76 km (33 miles). Event id: us60006q72. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006q72. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:48:32 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 136 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2478° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.17° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 136km SE of Modayag, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-11 17:48:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-11 18:15:57 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 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 2.316 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us60006q72 Id of event.
Event Code 60006q72 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006q72, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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