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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Amahai in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.8474S, 129.495WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgx2. Unique identifier: us7000dgx2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 17:13:48 / March 7, 2021 @ 5:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:13:48 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.495° East, -2.8474° South, depth 36.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.05 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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: 83 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.495° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.8474° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-07 17:13:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-07 17:53:04 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 340 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 2.751 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us7000dgx2 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dgx2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgx2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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