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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Kefamenanu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.3684S, 124.1507WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.88 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 03:07:56 / November 24, 2019 @ 3:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.1507° East, -9.3684° South, depth 71.88 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:07:56 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006ccn. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006ccn.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atambua, Soe, Kefamenanu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km WNW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1507° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.3684° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km WNW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-24 03:07:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-24 05:35:09 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 284 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 0.401 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us70006ccn Id of event.
Event Code 70006ccn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006ccn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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