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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Tambakrejo in Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.6106S, 111.8023WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 148 km SSW of Tambakrejo, Indonesia (92 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 21:30:05 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008m0t. Id of event: us10008m0t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.24 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 14:30:05 / April 29, 2017 @ 2:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 111.8023 East, latitude -9.6106 South, depth = 26.24 km.

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

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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. 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: 148 km SSW of Tambakrejo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 111.8023° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.6106° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 148km SSW of Tambakrejo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-29 14:30:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-29 15:06:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 369 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 2.108 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us10008m0t Id of event.
Event Code 10008m0t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008m0t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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