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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Pali in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.3665S, 118.1547WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Pali in Indonesia on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000jhfl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jhfl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.21 km (102 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:39:09 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.1547 East, latitude -8.3665 South, depth = 164.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/19 / 2019-01-31 19:39:09 / January 31, 2019 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar, Bima (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. 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: 17 km W of Pali, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 118.1547° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.3665° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 164.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km W of Pali, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-31 19:39:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-27 00:00:09 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 3.688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us2000jhfl Id of event.
Event Code 2000jhfl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jhfl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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