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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 152 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.2908S, 131.548WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (94 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 14:14:10 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dcyc. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcyc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 14:14:10 / January 22, 2021 @ 2:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 60.13 km, 131.548° East, -6.2908° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.13 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 152 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 131.548° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.2908° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 152 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-22 14:14:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-15 13:36:23 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 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 1.698 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us6000dcyc Id of event.
Event Code 6000dcyc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dcyc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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