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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Kefamenanu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.0325S, 124.2063WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia. Event id: us70006nr1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006nr1. Exact location, longitude 124.2063° East, latitude -9.0325° South, depth = 95.91 km. The temblor was detected at 03:33:21 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.91 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 19:33:21 / December 12, 2019 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).

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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 54 km NNW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.2063° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.0325° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km NNW 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 2019-12-12 19:33:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-26 23:58:04 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 246 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 0.72 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us70006nr1 Id of event.
Event Code 70006nr1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006nr1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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