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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 44 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.3958S, 120.6282WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 44 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:17:31 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.6282 East, latitude 0.3958 North, depth = 78.75 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 11:17:31 / January 6, 2016 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10004c50. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004c50. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.75 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 44 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6282° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.3958° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 78.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-06 11:17:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-03 08:46:27 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 284 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 0.727 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us10004c50 Id of event.
Event Code 10004c50 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004c50, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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