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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 181 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.681S, 130.2704WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 181 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (112 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.2704 East, latitude -6.681 South, depth = 113.76 km. Unique identifier: us20008iw4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008iw4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.76 km (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 19:46:13 / January 27, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:46:13 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 181 km NW of Saumlaki, 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 130.2704° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.681° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 181km 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 2017-01-27 19:46:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-18 20:06:33 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 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 5.858 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us20008iw4 Id of event.
Event Code 20008iw4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008iw4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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