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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 184 km E of Manokwari, Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.6389S, 135.7275WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 184 km E of Manokwari, Indonesia (114 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:17:31 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). 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: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 00:17:31 / March 30, 2017 @ 12:17 am. Event id: us10008eml. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eml. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 45.45 km, 135.7275° East, -0.6389° South.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 184 km E of Manokwari, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 135.7275° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.6389° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 184km E of Manokwari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-30 00:17:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-13 23:10:38 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 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 4.149 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us10008eml Id of event.
Event Code 10008eml An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008eml, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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