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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Sukadana in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.8707S, 115.6682WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Sukadana in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 08:21:54 / March 22, 2016 @ 8:21 am. Unique identifier: us20005c9g. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005c9g. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:21:54 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). 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 229.38 km (143 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 115.6682 East, latitude -7.8707 South, depth = 229.38 km.

Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ubud (c. 28 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mataram, Seririt, Banjar (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km NNE of Sukadana, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 115.6682° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.8707° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 229.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km NNE of Sukadana, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-22 08:21:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-05 08:05:28 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 1.614 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us20005c9g Id of event.
Event Code 20005c9g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005c9g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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