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Light earthquake 4 mag, 12 km ENE of Muncar, Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.4084S, 114.4458WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Muncar in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 14:42:10 / September 4, 2020 @ 2:42 pm. Unique identifier: us7000bkxk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bkxk. The temblor was detected at 14:42:10 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 157.48 km (98 miles). Exact location of event, depth 157.48 km, 114.4458° East, -8.4084° South.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Jember (c. 298 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Banyuwangi (c. 108 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Genteng (c. 79 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Denpasar, Bondowoso, Kuta.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 12 km ENE of Muncar, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 114.4458° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.4084° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 157.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km ENE of Muncar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-04 14:42:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-29 10:18:23 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 246 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 0.297 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us7000bkxk Id of event.
Event Code 7000bkxk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bkxk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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