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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 10 km WNW of Ngawi, Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.3717S, 111.3561WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ngawi in Indonesia. Event id: us1000741g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000741g. Exact location of earthquake, 111.3561° East, -7.3717° South, depth 16.01 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 05:08:05 / November 4, 2016 @ 5:08 am. The temblor was detected at 12:08:05 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.01 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Surakarta (c. 555 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kediri (c. 235 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Madiun (c. 186 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Salatiga (c. 172 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Purwodadi (c. 150 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Klaten (c. 126 800 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Jombang (c. 126 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diwek, Kedungwaru, Jombang.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 10 km WNW of Ngawi, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.3561° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.3717° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WNW of Ngawi, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-04 05:08:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-04 05:25:46 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 340 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 0.963 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us1000741g Id of event.
Event Code 1000741g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000741g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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