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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.1265S, 129.6678WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 189.09 km (117 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:21:15 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb50. Id of event: us6000cb50. Global time and date of event 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 04:21:15 / October 22, 2020 @ 4:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.6678 East, latitude -7.1265 South, depth = 189.09 km.

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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.6678° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.1265° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 189.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-22 04:21:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-22 04:33:56 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 312 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 1.827 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us6000cb50 Id of event.
Event Code 6000cb50 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cb50, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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