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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 282 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.3746S, 128.8225WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (175 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 128.8225 East, latitude -7.3746 South, depth = 126.84 km. Id of earthquake: us600089jn. Event ids that are associated: us600089jn. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:34:18 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 02:34:18 / February 27, 2020 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.84 km (79 miles).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 282 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.8225° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.3746° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 126.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 282km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-27 02:34:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 23:36:34 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 312 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 5.088 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 us600089jn Id of event.
Event Code 600089jn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600089jn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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