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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.8069S, 129.9902WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 193 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (120 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.78 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008s97. Id of event: us20008s97. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 09:59:10 / March 15, 2017 @ 9:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude 129.9902 East, latitude -6.8069 South, depth = 132.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:59:10 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 193 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.9902° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.8069° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 132.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 193km 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 2017-03-15 09:59:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-15 10:22:51 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 312 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 1.746 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us20008s97 Id of event.
Event Code 20008s97 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008s97, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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