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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag strikes near Abepura in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.9881S, 139.0724WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 172 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (107 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:36:42 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 21:36:42 / March 26, 2020 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70008gtk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gtk. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 139.0724° East, latitude -2.9881° South, depth = 39.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.09 km (24 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.0724° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.9881° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 172km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-26 21:36:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 21:56:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 4.775 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 518 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 6.814 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us70008gtk Id of event.
Event Code 70008gtk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008gtk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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