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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Amahai in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.4242S, 129.3506WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 129 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (80 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:19:23 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c95w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c95w. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 10:19:23 / October 18, 2020 @ 10:19 am. Exact location, longitude 129.3506° East, latitude -4.4242° South, depth = 180.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.17 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 129 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.3506° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.4242° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 129 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-18 10:19:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-18 10:58:06 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 3.255 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us6000c95w Id of event.
Event Code 6000c95w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c95w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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