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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Kefamenanu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.8715S, 124.1818WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us1000jk3s. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jk3s. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.38 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 124.1818° East, -8.8715° South, depth 107.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:16:35 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 03:16:35 / March 22, 2019 @ 3:16 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km NNW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1818° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.8715° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km NNW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-22 03:16:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-22 03:36:10 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 354 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 0.882 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jk3s Id of event.
Event Code 1000jk3s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jk3s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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