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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Manokwari in Indonesia



Earthquake location -2.5078S, 133.3216WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 200 km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia (124 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:50:34 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 13:50:34 / January 30, 2016 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. 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 38.8 km (24 miles). Event id: us20004w1h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004w1h. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 133.3216 East, latitude -2.5078 South, depth = 38.8 km.

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 200 km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 133.3216° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.5078° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 200km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-30 13:50:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-30 14:06:45 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 340 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 1.146 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us20004w1h Id of event.
Event Code 20004w1h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004w1h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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