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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Sumberanyar in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.2965S, 114.5721WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Sumberanyar in Indonesia. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:22:48 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 114.5721 East, latitude -7.2965 South, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/19 / 2019-04-02 01:22:48 / April 2, 2019 @ 1:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k8y8. Id of event: us2000k8y8.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balung, Panarukan, Sumenep (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Situbondo (c. 600 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sumenep (c. 84 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Balung (c. 47 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Panji (c. 42 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Panarukan (c. 30 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Wongsorejo (c. 29 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kalianget (c. 23 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 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 have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 61 km NNE of Sumberanyar, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 114.5721° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2965° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km 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 2019-04-02 01:22:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-02 02:21:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 370 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 1.238 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000k8y8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000k8y8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k8y8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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