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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Saparua in Indonesia



Earthquake location -5.3443S, 129.6564WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 225 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (140 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 00:00:13 / September 13, 2015 @ 12:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 243.02 km (151 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:00:13 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.6564° East, -5.3443° South, depth 243.02 km. Id of earthquake: us20003nxp. Event ids that are associated: us20003nxp.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 225 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.6564° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.3443° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 243.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 225km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-13 00:00:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-09 04:30:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 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 298 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 3.534 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 96 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 us20003nxp Id of event.
Event Code 20003nxp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003nxp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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