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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Nebe in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.0102S, 122.3605WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Nebe in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 229.22 km (142 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:18:16 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000gbw3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gbw3. Exact location of event, depth 229.22 km, 122.3605° East, -8.0102° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 10:18:16 / July 18, 2018 @ 10:18 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NNW of Nebe, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.3605° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.0102° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 229.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km NNW of Nebe, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-18 10:18:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-16 04:54:37 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 0.633 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us2000gbw3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000gbw3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gbw3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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