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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Baturaja in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.7088S, 103.7376WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Baturaja in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 103.7376 East, latitude -4.7088 South, depth = 137.84 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:34:28 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 10:34:28 / March 3, 2021 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.84 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000df43. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000df43.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam, Tanjungagung, Baturaja (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Baturaja (c. 134 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tanjungagung (c. 53 100 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SW of Baturaja, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 103.7376° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.7088° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 137.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79 km SW of Baturaja, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-03 10:34:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 10:55:00 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 369 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 0.852 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us7000df43 Id of event.
Event Code 7000df43 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df43, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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