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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag strikes near Mamuju in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.9688S, 118.8931WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Mamuju in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.83 km (12 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:35:50 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 06:35:50 / January 14, 2021 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d882. Id of event: us6000d882. Exact location of event, depth 18.83 km, 118.8931° East, -2.9688° South.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rantepao, Polewali, Majene (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km S of Mamuju, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 118.8931° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.9688° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31 km S of Mamuju, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-14 06:35:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-14 06:53:42 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 500 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 2.205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us6000d882 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d882 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d882, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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