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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 173 km SSW of Tomohon, Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.2102S, 124.457WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 173 km SSW of Tomohon, Indonesia (107 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.83 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 124.457° East, -0.2102° South, depth 46.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:24:14 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 01:24:14 / December 24, 2020 @ 1:24 am. Id of earthquake: us6000d2dh. Event ids that are associated: us6000d2dh.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 173 km SSW of Tomohon, 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 124.457° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.2102° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 173 km SSW of Tomohon, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-24 01:24:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-24 01:41:06 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 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 1.876 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us6000d2dh Id of event.
Event Code 6000d2dh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d2dh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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