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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 32 km NW of Ruteng, Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.4204S, 120.2436WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ruteng in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us6000bal2. Event ids that are associated: us6000bal2. Exact location of earthquake, 120.2436° East, -8.4204° South, depth 182.37 km. Global time and date of event 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 13:10:39 / August 3, 2020 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 182.37 km (113 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:10:39 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km NW of Ruteng, Indonesia. This information 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 120.2436° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.4204° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 182.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 km NW of Ruteng, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-03 13:10:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-10 13:33:50 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 1.983 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us6000bal2 Id of event.
Event Code 6000bal2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bal2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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