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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 6 km N of Tanahsong Daya, Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.2887S, 116.1761WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tanahsong Daya in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:20:54 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 116.1761 East, latitude -8.2887 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kuf. Unique identifier: us70009kuf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 00:20:54 / May 12, 2020 @ 12:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Karangasem (c. 31 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Klungkung (c. 27 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Klungkung, Karangasem, Praya.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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.

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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. 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: 6 km N of Tanahsong Daya, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.1761° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.2887° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km N of Tanahsong Daya, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-12 00:20:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-22 04:56:54 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 298 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 2.01 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us70009kuf Id of event.
Event Code 70009kuf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009kuf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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