Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Mamasa in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.9015S, 119.4402WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.4402° East, -2.9015° South. Id of earthquake: us1000hsts. Event ids that are associated: us1000hsts. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:17:43 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 10:17:43 / November 10, 2018 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 ten, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

How would you describe the shaking?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km ENE of Mamasa, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4402° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.9015° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE 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 2018-11-10 10:17:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-07 11:22:03 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 2.121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us1000hsts Id of event.
Event Code 1000hsts An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hsts, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply