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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Saparua in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.7958S, 128.8731WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 19:36:44 / November 17, 2019 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:44 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000697u. Unique identifier: us7000697u. Exact location of event, longitude 128.8731 East, latitude -3.7958 South, depth = 38.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.45 km (24 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambon, Amahai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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 quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.8731° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.7958° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km SE of Saparua, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-17 19:36:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-17 20:55:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 3.48 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us7000697u Id of event.
Event Code 7000697u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000697u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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