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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.6227S, 129.7811WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles) on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:47:08 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us100076pp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076pp. Exact location of earthquake, 129.7811° East, -6.6227° South, depth 156.33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.33 km (97 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 13:47:08 / November 4, 2016 @ 1:47 pm.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 224 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.7811° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.6227° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 156.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 224km NW of Saumlaki, 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 13:47:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-19 07:37:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 2.022 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us100076pp Id of event.
Event Code 100076pp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076pp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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