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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 62 km W of Kawangohari, Indonesia



Earthquake location -9.5552S, 118.4322WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 62 km W of Kawangohari, Indonesia (39 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:21:53 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000bj8w. Event ids that are associated: us1000bj8w. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 08:21:53 / November 30, 2017 @ 8:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 100.71 km (63 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 118.4322 East, latitude -9.5552 South, depth = 100.71 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 62 km W of Kawangohari, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 118.4322° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.5552° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km W of Kawangohari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-30 08:21:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-30 12:31:32 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 284 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 3.867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us1000bj8w Id of event.
Event Code 1000bj8w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bj8w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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