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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Naisano Dua in Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.0428S, 123.9879WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 04:54:50 / November 22, 2019 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70006bea. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006bea. The temblor was detected at 12:54:50 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.61 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 123.9879° East, -9.0428° South, depth 99.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Soe, Kefamenanu.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 65 km NNE of Naisano Dua, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.9879° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.0428° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km NNE of Naisano Dua, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-22 04:54:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-22 05:12:45 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 369 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 0.759 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us70006bea Id of event.
Event Code 70006bea An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006bea, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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