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Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 209 km NE of Palue, Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.1369S, 124.0599WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 209 km NE of Palue, Indonesia (130 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:10:38 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 597.46 km (371 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 23:10:38 / March 28, 2020 @ 11:10 pm. Exact location of event, depth 597.46 km, 124.0599° East, -7.1369° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hzy. Unique identifier: us70008hzy. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 209 km NE of Palue, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.0599° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.1369° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 597.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 209km NE of Palue, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-28 23:10:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-28 23:27:06 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 432 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 2.34 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008hzy Id of event.
Event Code 70008hzy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008hzy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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