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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 122 km E of Bitung, Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.5978S, 126.2717WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 122 km E of Bitung, Indonesia (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.2717° East, 1.5978° North, depth 21.49 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 17:13:04 / March 28, 2018 @ 5:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.49 km (13 miles). Event id: us1000da8m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000da8m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:13:04 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km E of Bitung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2717° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.5978° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 122km E of Bitung, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-28 17:13:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-28 17:42:06 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 369 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 1.368 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us1000da8m Id of event.
Event Code 1000da8m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000da8m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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