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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Npongge in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.5375S, 118.3285WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Npongge in Indonesia on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 02:18:24 / April 14, 2019 @ 2:18 am. Event id: us700035na. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700035na. Exact location of event, longitude 118.3285 East, latitude -8.5375 South, depth = 129.75 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.75 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:18:24 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima. Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).

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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km ENE of Npongge, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 118.3285° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.5375° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 129.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Npongge, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-14 02:18:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-14 02:34:59 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 3.774 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us700035na Id of event.
Event Code 700035na An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700035na, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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