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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 47 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.501S, 127.0392WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/16 / 2016-06-22 10:59:59 / June 22, 2016 @ 10:59 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kota Ternate in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us200065xy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200065xy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 88.32 km (55 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.0392° East, latitude 0.501° North, depth = 88.32 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:59:59 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.0392° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.501° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 88.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-22 10:59:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-22 11:20:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1 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 0.423 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us200065xy Id of event.
Event Code 200065xy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200065xy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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