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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Kasiguncu in Indonesia



Earthquake location -1.3078S, 120.5539WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 120.5539° East, -1.3078° South, depth 49.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 19:54:32 / June 11, 2017 @ 7:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:54:32 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009n0w. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n0w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.55 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).

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 eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NW 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 120.5539° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.3078° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW 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 2017-06-11 19:54:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 18:19:25 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 2.233 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us20009n0w Id of event.
Event Code 20009n0w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n0w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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