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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Kasiguncu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -1.2539S, 120.3492WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us20009j98. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009j98. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 15:25:22 / May 29, 2017 @ 3:25 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.62 km, 120.3492° East, -1.2539° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:25:22 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.62 km (7 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso. Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty-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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.3492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.2539° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km WNW 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 2017-05-29 15:25:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-13 16:11:21 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 284 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 2.388 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us20009j98 Id of event.
Event Code 20009j98 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009j98, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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