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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 10 km SSE of Kupang, Indonesia



Earthquake location -10.2481S, 123.633WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 11:44:33 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.633 East, latitude -10.2481 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 03:44:33 / January 18, 2016 @ 3:44 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fx7. Id of event: us10004fx7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kupang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 10 km SSE of Kupang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.633° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.2481° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSE of Kupang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-18 03:44:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-20 22:29:47 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 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 234 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 0.793 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 174 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 us10004fx7 Id of event.
Event Code 10004fx7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004fx7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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