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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Saumlaki in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.418S, 129.6794WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 247 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (153 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.99 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 16:54:52 / June 13, 2017 @ 4:54 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:54:52 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.6794° East, -6.418° South, depth 141.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009n3m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009n3m.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 247 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.6794° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.418° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 247km 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 2017-06-13 16:54:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-28 15:39:58 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 2.235 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us20009n3m Id of event.
Event Code 20009n3m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n3m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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