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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.4869S, 130.1069WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 209 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 159.46 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 20:01:49 / June 22, 2017 @ 8:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20009p3v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p3v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1069 East, latitude -6.4869 South, depth = 159.46 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:01:49 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 209 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 130.1069° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.4869° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 159.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 209km NW 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 2017-06-22 20:01:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-22 20:34:31 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 298 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 1.899 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us20009p3v Id of event.
Event Code 20009p3v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009p3v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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