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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Kasiguncu in Indonesia



Earthquake location -1.2229S, 120.5479WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.77 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 32.77 km, 120.5479° East, -1.2229° South. The temblor was picked up at 00:23:55 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009jaf. Event ids that are associated: us20009jaf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 16:23:55 / June 2, 2017 @ 4:23 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km NNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This information 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 120.5479° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.2229° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-02 16:23:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 17:10:21 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 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 2.23 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us20009jaf Id of event.
Event Code 20009jaf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009jaf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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