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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Abepura in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.5459S, 139.8141WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (86 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.398 km (41 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mtpd. Id of event: us7000mtpd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.8141 East, latitude -3.5459 South, depth = 65.398 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/24 / 2024-06-21 00:11:17 / June 21, 2024 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:11:17 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 138 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.8141° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.5459° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.398 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 138 km SW 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 2024-06-21 00:11:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-21 00:26:58 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 432 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.355 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us7000mtpd Id of event.
Event Code 7000mtpd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mtpd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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