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

Earthquake location -1.8309S, 122.6046WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 14:33:10 / June 4, 2019 @ 2:33 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:10 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 122.6046° East, latitude -1.8309° South, depth = 12.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.77 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vap. Id of event: us70003vap.

Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 99 km SSW of Luwuk, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.6046° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.8309° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99km SSW of Luwuk, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-04 14:33:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-04 15:04:39 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 0.801 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us70003vap Id of event.
Event Code 70003vap An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003vap, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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