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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Wonosari in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.8683S, 110.5738WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Wonosari in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 08:03:18 / March 12, 2020 @ 8:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.31 km (55 miles). Id of earthquake: us60008e67. Event ids that are associated: us60008e67. Exact location of event, longitude 110.5738 East, latitude -8.8683 South, depth = 88.31 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Wonosari in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:03:18 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pundong, Wonosari (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Wonosari (c. 27 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pundong (c. 24 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km S of Wonosari, Indonesia. This information 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 110.5738° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.8683° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 88.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99km S of Wonosari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-12 08:03:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-12 08:26:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 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 0.951 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us60008e67 Id of event.
Event Code 60008e67 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008e67, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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