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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Modayag in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.1973S, 125.2781WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia (88 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.59 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:39:56 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007v12. Id of event: us70007v12. Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 03:39:56 / February 23, 2020 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 125.2781° East, -0.1973° South, depth 47.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 141 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2781° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.1973° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 141km 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 2020-02-23 03:39:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-23 03:58:00 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 2.299 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us70007v12 Id of event.
Event Code 70007v12 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007v12, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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