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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Bombo in Indonesia



Earthquake location -8.6075S, 119.1391WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Bombo in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us2000ailp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ailp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.21 km (91 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.1391 East, latitude -8.6075 South, depth = 146.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:53:40 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 04:53:40 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:53 am.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Bima. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 13 km E of Bombo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.1391° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.6075° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 146.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Bombo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-09 04:53:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 05:08:07 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 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 3.064 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us2000ailp Id of event.
Event Code 2000ailp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ailp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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