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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Narang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.774S, 120.367WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Narang in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.37 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:45:14 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 01:45:14 / January 14, 2020 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 120.367 East, latitude -8.774 South, depth = 137.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007hcg. Id of event: us60007hcg.

Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng (min 5000 pop).

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. 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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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: 0 km NW of Narang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.367° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.774° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 137.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NW of Narang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-14 01:45:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-12 01:34:31 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 271 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 1.854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us60007hcg Id of event.
Event Code 60007hcg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007hcg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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