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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.4421S, 128.412WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 15:01:49 / August 1, 2017 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.412 East, latitude -7.4421 South, depth = 141.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:01:49 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a5jn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5jn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 141.32 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.412° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.4421° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-01 15:01:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-20 19:46:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 2.911 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us2000a5jn Id of event.
Event Code 2000a5jn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a5jn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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