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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Ambon in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.8901S, 126.9086WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 167 km WNW of Ambon, Indonesia (104 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9086 East, latitude -2.8901 South, depth = 17.59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.59 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 00:07:22 / July 13, 2020 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:07:22 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000arny. Unique identifier: us7000arny.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 167 km WNW of Ambon, Indonesia. This data 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 126.9086° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.8901° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 167 km WNW of Ambon, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-13 00:07:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-24 03:53:57 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 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 3.666 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us7000arny Id of event.
Event Code 7000arny An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000arny, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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