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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Labuhankananga in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.9441S, 117.704WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 117.704° East, latitude -7.9441° South, depth = 35.56 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 35.56 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 06:39:33 / September 12, 2019 @ 6:39 am. The temblor was reported at 14:39:33 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60005lbg. Unique identifier: us60005lbg.

Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar.

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

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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. 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: 22 km NNW of Labuhankananga, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 117.704° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.9441° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNW of Labuhankananga, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-12 06:39:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-09 09:15:13 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 3.551 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us60005lbg Id of event.
Event Code 60005lbg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005lbg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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