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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Batang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.5871S, 110.1357WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 117 km NNW of Batang, Indonesia (73 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 543.65 km (338 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 110.1357° East, latitude -5.5871° South, depth = 543.65 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:14:10 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600063vz. Event ids that are associated: us600063vz. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 09:14:10 / October 28, 2019 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. 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: 117 km NNW of Batang, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 110.1357° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.5871° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 543.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 117km NNW of Batang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-28 09:14:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-28 09:48:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 1.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us600063vz Id of event.
Event Code 600063vz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600063vz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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