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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Mamasa in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.9941S, 119.4916WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. 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 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:04:01 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 05:04:01 / November 3, 2018 @ 5:04 am. Exact location of event, longitude 119.4916 East, latitude -2.9941 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hpsw. Id of event: us1000hpsw.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 13 km ESE of Mamasa, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4916° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.9941° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE of Mamasa, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-03 05:04:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-28 11:14:30 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 298 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 2.023 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us1000hpsw Id of event.
Event Code 1000hpsw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hpsw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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