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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Modayag in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.0092S, 125.2239WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 121 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia (75 miles). 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: us100072pq. Unique identifier: us100072pq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 21:43:12 / October 24, 2016 @ 9:43 pm. Exact location, longitude 125.2239° East, latitude 0.0092° North, depth = 71.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.3 km (44 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:43:12 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter).

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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 121 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2239° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.0092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 121km SE of Modayag, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-24 21:43:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-09 06:07:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 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 2.272 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us100072pq Id of event.
Event Code 100072pq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100072pq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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