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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Dompu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.5819S, 118.2897WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Dompu in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000difp. Unique identifier: us6000difp. Exact location of earthquake, 118.2897° East, -8.5819° South, depth 133.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.57 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 17:42:04 / February 17, 2021 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:42:04 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima. Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km WSW of Dompu, 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 118.2897° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.5819° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 133.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km WSW of Dompu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-17 17:42:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-17 19:11:08 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 3.83 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 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 us6000difp Id of event.
Event Code 6000difp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000difp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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