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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Asembagus in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.3965S, 114.3418WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Asembagus in Indonesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000i469. Event ids that are associated: us1000i469. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.51 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.51 km, 114.3418° East, -7.3965° South. Global time and date of event 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 13:30:06 / December 2, 2018 @ 1:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:30:06 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Situbondo (c. 600 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sumenep (c. 84 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bondowoso (c. 69 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Besuki (c. 55 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Balung (c. 47 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Panji (c. 42 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bondowoso, Besuki, Sumenep (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km NNE of Asembagus, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 114.3418° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.3965° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km NNE of Asembagus, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-02 13:30:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-09 14:58:11 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 259 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 1.083 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us1000i469 Id of event.
Event Code 1000i469 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i469, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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