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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 33 km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.3776S, 122.0844WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia (21 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:59 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 190.11 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/19 / 2019-05-27 13:33:59 / May 27, 2019 @ 1:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60003spu. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003spu. Exact location of earthquake, 122.0844° East, 0.3776° North, depth 190.11 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 33 km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.0844° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.3776° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 190.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-27 13:33:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-27 13:54:12 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 340 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 1.492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us60003spu Id of event.
Event Code 60003spu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003spu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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