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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.5551S, 128.268WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 00:35:02 / May 3, 2017 @ 12:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude 128.268 East, latitude -7.5551 South, depth = 131.93 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qwv. Id of event: us10008qwv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.93 km (82 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:02 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.268° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.5551° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 131.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-03 00:35:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-15 04:30:00 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 3.033 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 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 us10008qwv Id of event.
Event Code 10008qwv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008qwv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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