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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Prailangina in Indonesia



Earthquake location -9.7489S, 119.6779WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Prailangina in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005dyd. Unique identifier: us20005dyd. Exact location, longitude 119.6779° East, latitude -9.7489° South, depth = 53.57 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 15:48:56 / March 28, 2016 @ 3:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:48:56 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.57 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waingapu (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Prailangina, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.6779° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.7489° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of Prailangina, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-28 15:48:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-20 20:36:52 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 246 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 2.758 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 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 us20005dyd Id of event.
Event Code 20005dyd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005dyd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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