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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Sabang in Indonesia

Earthquake location 6.3381S, 94.2857WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 124 km WNW of Sabang, Indonesia (77 miles). Exact location, longitude 94.2857° East, latitude 6.3381° North, depth = 76.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d6bs. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6bs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.99 km (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 01:27:31 / January 7, 2021 @ 1:27 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:27:31 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 124 km WNW of Sabang, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.2857° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.3381° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124 km WNW of Sabang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-07 01:27:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-07 01:47:07 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 385 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 2.868 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us6000d6bs Id of event.
Event Code 6000d6bs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d6bs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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