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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Nggilat in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.9194S, 120.2241WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Nggilat in Indonesia. Event id: us70003m1q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003m1q. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/19 / 2019-05-07 16:20:06 / May 7, 2019 @ 4:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 120.2241° East, latitude -7.9194° South, depth = 206.48 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:20:06 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 206.48 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close 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 Ruteng, Labuhanbajo. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 43 km N of Nggilat, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.2241° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.9194° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 206.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km N of Nggilat, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-07 16:20:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-19 13:42:47 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 326 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 2.116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us70003m1q Id of event.
Event Code 70003m1q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003m1q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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