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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Kasiguncu in Indonesia



Earthquake location -1.2051S, 120.4166WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us100096ex. Event ids that are associated: us100096ex. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 16:27:11 / June 26, 2017 @ 4:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:27:11 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.4166 East, latitude -1.2051 South, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.4166° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.2051° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km 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 2017-06-26 16:27:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-12 13:33:00 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 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 2.329 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us100096ex Id of event.
Event Code 100096ex An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100096ex, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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