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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Karangbolong in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.3608S, 105.1315WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Karangbolong in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us2000e0ce. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0ce. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.66 km (38 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:02:23 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 18:02:23 / April 14, 2018 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 105.1315 East, latitude -6.3608 South, depth = 60.66 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 64 km WNW of Karangbolong, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.1315° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.3608° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km WNW of Karangbolong, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-14 18:02:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-14 18:20:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 354 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 3.462 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 108 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000e0ce Id of event.
Event Code 2000e0ce An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e0ce, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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