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Light earthquake 4 mag, 254 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.2019S, 129.1346WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 254 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (158 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.43 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 18:34:25 / October 3, 2017 @ 6:34 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000apnv. Event ids that are associated: us1000apnv. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:34:25 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.1346° East, latitude -7.2019° South, depth = 139.43 km. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 254 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.1346° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2019° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 139.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 254km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-03 18:34:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-01 18:16:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 246 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 2.281 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us1000apnv Id of event.
Event Code 1000apnv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000apnv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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