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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Congkar in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.951S, 120.501WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Congkar in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 228.08 km (142 miles). Exact location of event, depth 228.08 km, 120.501° East, -7.951° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 11:38:33 / January 13, 2019 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:38:33 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000is3u. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000is3u.

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng.

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 37 km NNE of Congkar, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.501° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.951° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 228.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NNE of Congkar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-13 11:38:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-03 11:09:52 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 271 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 1.848 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us1000is3u Id of event.
Event Code 1000is3u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000is3u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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