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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Bali Sea

Earthquake location -7.8831S, 116.9306WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Bali Sea kilometers (0 miles) from Bali Sea on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 276.4 km (172 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cqjt. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqjt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.9306 East, latitude -7.8831 South, depth = 276.4 km. Global time and date of event 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 12:38:28 / December 12, 2020 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:38:28 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar.

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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Bali Sea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.9306° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.8831° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 276.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Bali Sea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-12 12:38:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-12 12:56:40 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 326 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 2.811 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us7000cqjt Id of event.
Event Code 7000cqjt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cqjt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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