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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Bayan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.3022S, 116.3676WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bayan in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us1000g6cb. Event ids that are associated: us1000g6cb. The temblor was picked up at 01:49:26 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 116.3676 East, latitude -8.3022 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 17:49:26 / August 6, 2018 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karangasem, Praya, Mataram (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 7 km WSW of Bayan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.3676° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.3022° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Bayan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-06 17:49:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-20 19:30:00 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 2.198 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us1000g6cb Id of event.
Event Code 1000g6cb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g6cb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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