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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.6743S, 129.8896WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 211 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (131 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:20:42 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100073gc. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073gc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/10/16 / 2016-10-26 22:20:42 / October 26, 2016 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 170.39 km (106 miles). Exact location of event, depth 170.39 km, 129.8896° East, -6.6743° South.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 211 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.8896° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.6743° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 170.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 211km 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 2016-10-26 22:20:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 01:15:07 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 259 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 1.908 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us100073gc Id of event.
Event Code 100073gc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100073gc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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