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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Abepura in Indonesia



Earthquake location -2.7929S, 138.7482WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 204 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (127 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 18:27:38 / March 10, 2017 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.17 km (27 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:27:38 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 138.7482° East, -2.7929° South, depth 43.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100088a4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088a4.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 204 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This data 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 138.7482° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.7929° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 204km W of Abepura, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-10 18:27:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-10 19:49:40 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 6.492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 us100088a4 Id of event.
Event Code 100088a4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088a4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. SA

    i feel it from bangladesh

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