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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Pisangkemeng in Indonesia

Earthquake location -10.3125S, 117.4481WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 170 km SSW of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia (106 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vjv. Id of event: us20004vjv. Exact location of event, longitude 117.4481 East, latitude -10.3125 South, depth = 56.53 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 11:03:21 / January 25, 2016 @ 11:03 am. The temblor was detected at 19:03:21 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.53 km (35 miles).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 170 km SSW of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 117.4481° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.3125° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 170km SSW of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-25 11:03:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-06 09:36:30 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 271 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 3.732 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us20004vjv Id of event.
Event Code 20004vjv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004vjv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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