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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Ruteng in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.4555S, 120.4981WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ruteng in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 11:38:38 / January 27, 2021 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:38:38 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000def1. Unique identifier: us6000def1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 177.27 km (110 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.4981 East, latitude -8.4555 South, depth = 177.27 km.

Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km NNE of Ruteng, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.4981° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.4555° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 177.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17 km NNE of Ruteng, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-27 11:38:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-24 08:07:06 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 259 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 1.729 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us6000def1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000def1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000def1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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