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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 46 km NNW of Cempa, Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.0976S, 119.7398WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000frer. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000frer. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:27:30 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 181.83 km, 119.7398° East, -8.0976° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 181.83 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 13:27:30 / June 26, 2018 @ 1:27 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km NNW of Cempa, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.7398° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.0976° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 181.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km NNW of Cempa, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-26 13:27:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-03 14:57:46 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 271 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 3.063 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us2000frer Id of event.
Event Code 2000frer An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000frer, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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