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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 41 km S of Pimpi, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.505S, 123.5726WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pimpi in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 123.5726 East, latitude 0.505 North, depth = 256.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 256.87 km (160 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/06/16 / 2016-06-30 11:43:11 / June 30, 2016 @ 11:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:43:11 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005yp8. Event ids that are associated: us10005yp8. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pimpi in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 41 km S of Pimpi, Indonesia. This information 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 123.5726° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.505° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 256.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km S of Pimpi, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-30 11:43:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-30 11:59:52 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 1.732 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 us10005yp8 Id of event.
Event Code 10005yp8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005yp8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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