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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Sumberanyar in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.2121S, 114.537WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Sumberanyar in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us2000k8wz. Event ids that are associated: us2000k8wz. The temblor was detected at 06:05:28 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 114.537 East, latitude -7.2121 South, depth = 21.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 23:05:28 / April 1, 2019 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balung, Wongsorejo, Panarukan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Situbondo (c. 600 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sumenep (c. 84 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Balung (c. 47 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Panji (c. 42 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Panarukan (c. 30 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Wongsorejo (c. 29 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kalianget (c. 23 900 pop).

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km NNE of Sumberanyar, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 114.537° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2121° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km NNE of Sumberanyar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-01 23:05:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-01 23:20:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 326 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 1.306 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us2000k8wz Id of event.
Event Code 2000k8wz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k8wz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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