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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Amahai in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.4461S, 131.1179WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 244 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (152 miles). Unique identifier: us7000c9c6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9c6. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.75 km (5 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:01:58 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 131.1179 East, latitude -3.4461 South, depth = 8.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 18:01:58 / November 2, 2020 @ 6:01 pm.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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 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: 244 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 131.1179° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.4461° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 244 km E of Amahai, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-02 18:01:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-02 18:18:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 416 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 1.244 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 us7000c9c6 Id of event.
Event Code 7000c9c6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c9c6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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