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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Tua in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.3954S, 115.1702WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tua in Indonesia on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 08:02:36 / August 22, 2017 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:02:36 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 115.1702° East, -8.3954° South, depth 169.06 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abqi. Id of event: us2000abqi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.06 km (105 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banyuwangi, Negara, Karangasem (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Banyuwangi (c. 108 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Tabanan (c. 33 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Negara (c. 33 200 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 2 km NNW of Tua, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 115.1702° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.3954° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 169.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNW of Tua, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-22 08:02:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-01 07:27:57 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 259 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 1.009 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 us2000abqi Id of event.
Event Code 2000abqi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000abqi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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