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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.4685S, 128.1384WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.1384 East, latitude -7.4685 South, depth = 149.61 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/19 / 2019-01-16 21:28:21 / January 16, 2019 @ 9:28 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:28:21 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jbt6. Id of event: us2000jbt6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.61 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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. 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: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.1384° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.4685° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 149.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-16 21:28:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-02 02:43:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 3.173 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us2000jbt6 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jbt6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jbt6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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