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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 69 km NE of Sangiang, Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.8748S, 119.4043WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Sangiang in Indonesia on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 253.96 km (158 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 119.4043° East, latitude -7.8748° South, depth = 253.96 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:25:54 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007sl1. Id of event: us10007sl1. 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: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 18:25:54 / January 11, 2017 @ 6:25 pm.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km NE of Sangiang, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4043° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.8748° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 253.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km NE of Sangiang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-11 18:25:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-08 19:44:16 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 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 2.862 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us10007sl1 Id of event.
Event Code 10007sl1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007sl1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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