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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Molibagu in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.4282S, 123.9121WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 km WNW of Molibagu, Indonesia (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 202.77 km, 123.9121° East, 0.4282° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 23:54:17 / February 8, 2017 @ 11:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202.77 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kxr. Unique identifier: us20008kxr. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:54:17 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WNW of Molibagu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.9121° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.4282° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 202.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WNW of Molibagu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-08 23:54:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-24 04:14:35 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 298 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 1.852 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 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 us20008kxr Id of event.
Event Code 20008kxr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008kxr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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