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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Naisano Dua in Indonesia

Earthquake location -9.3011S, 123.7499WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 05:01:34 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70008iul. Event ids that are associated: us70008iul. Exact location, longitude 123.7499° East, latitude -9.3011° South, depth = 93.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.2 km (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 21:01:34 / March 30, 2020 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupang, Soe, Kefamenanu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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: 32 km N of Naisano Dua, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.7499° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.3011° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 93.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km N 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 2020-03-30 21:01:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-30 21:17:18 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 0.681 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us70008iul Id of event.
Event Code 70008iul An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008iul, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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