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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Tanahmerah in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.6248S, 138.948WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 218 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (135 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 10:24:37 / June 4, 2017 @ 10:24 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ljq. Unique identifier: us20009ljq. Exact location of event, depth 45.38 km, 138.948° East, -4.6248° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.38 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:24:37 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 218 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 138.948° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.6248° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 218km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-04 10:24:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-18 06:28:24 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 259 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 6.895 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 us20009ljq Id of event.
Event Code 20009ljq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ljq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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