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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Banjar Tiga in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.3752S, 115.364WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Banjar Tiga in Indonesia on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114.43 km (71 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:40:31 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 115.364 East, latitude -8.3752 South, depth = 114.43 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 23:40:31 / March 21, 2017 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008vc8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vc8.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mataram, Negara, Seririt (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tabanan (c. 33 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Negara (c. 33 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km NE of Banjar Tiga, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 115.364° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.3752° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of Banjar Tiga, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-21 23:40:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-06 23:42:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 246 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 1.202 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us20008vc8 Id of event.
Event Code 20008vc8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008vc8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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