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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia



Earthquake location -9.7559S, 111.6343WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 162 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia (101 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.67 km (28 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006u3q. Unique identifier: us10006u3q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:49:47 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 14:49:47 / September 30, 2016 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 111.6343° East, latitude -9.7559° South, depth = 44.67 km.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 162 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.6343° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.7559° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 162km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-30 14:49:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-30 16:00:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 2.135 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us10006u3q Id of event.
Event Code 10006u3q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006u3q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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