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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.6568S, 128.9485WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 298 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (185 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.9485° East, latitude -6.6568° South, depth = 210.78 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 07:04:29 / May 27, 2017 @ 7:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008x67. Id of event: us10008x67. The temblor was detected at 16:04:29 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.78 km (131 miles).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 298 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.9485° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.6568° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 210.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 298km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-27 07:04:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-11 10:58:02 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 2.677 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us10008x67 Id of event.
Event Code 10008x67 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008x67, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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