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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Bima in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.8599S, 118.9219WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Bima in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 18:16:21 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a026. Unique identifier: us6000a026. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 18:16:21 / May 19, 2020 @ 6:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.39 km (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 118.9219° East, -8.8599° South, depth 113.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km SSE of Bima, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 118.9219° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.8599° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km SSE of Bima, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-19 18:16:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-17 16:28:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 3.285 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us6000a026 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a026 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a026, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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