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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 8 km SE of Mamasa, Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.0026S, 119.4233WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.42 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/19 / 2019-07-26 05:59:28 / July 26, 2019 @ 5:59 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60004vr5. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004vr5. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:28 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.4233 East, latitude -3.0026 South, depth = 28.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).

Every 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km SE of Mamasa, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4233° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.0026° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SE of Mamasa, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-26 05:59:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-26 08:07:00 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 312 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 2.025 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us60004vr5 Id of event.
Event Code 60004vr5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004vr5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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