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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Satowebrang in Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.8099S, 117.2176WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Satowebrang in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us10008n8y. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008n8y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 278.54 km (173 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 117.2176° East, -7.8099° South, depth 278.54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 14:33:00 / April 24, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:33:00 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop).

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

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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: 67 km N of Satowebrang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 117.2176° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.8099° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 278.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km N of Satowebrang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-24 14:33:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-07 15:53:43 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 246 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 3.105 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us10008n8y Id of event.
Event Code 10008n8y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008n8y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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