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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Sumbawa region, Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.1824S, 118.5841WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Sumbawa region, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Sumbawa region, Indonesia on Monday. 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 108.24 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 118.5841° East, -9.1824° South, depth 108.24 km. Global time and date of event 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 12:28:37 / August 27, 2018 @ 12:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000h8qr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h8qr. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:28:37 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Sumbawa region, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 118.5841° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.1824° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 108.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Sumbawa region, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-27 12:28:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-07 09:11:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 246 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 3.65 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us2000h8qr Id of event.
Event Code 2000h8qr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h8qr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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