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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Kawalu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.009S, 107.9679WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Kawalu in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 107.9679 East, latitude -8.009 South, depth = 57.11 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:56:47 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 00:56:47 / October 25, 2020 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.11 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000cctq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cctq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banjar, Sidareja, Paseh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Singaparna (c. 48 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Rajapolah (c. 39 800 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km SSW of Kawalu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.9679° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.009° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 km SSW of Kawalu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-25 00:56:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-25 01:17:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.857 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 449 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 0.627 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us6000cctq Id of event.
Event Code 6000cctq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cctq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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