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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Palue in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.7009S, 123.4484WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 117 km NE of Palue, Indonesia (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.4484 East, latitude -7.7009 South, depth = 241.69 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:16:24 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 21:16:24 / April 26, 2019 @ 9:16 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003hjq. Id of event: us70003hjq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 241.69 km (150 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 117 km NE of Palue, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.4484° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.7009° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 241.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 117km NE of Palue, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-26 21:16:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-10 22:12:47 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 284 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 1.516 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us70003hjq Id of event.
Event Code 70003hjq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003hjq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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