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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 208 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.2539S, 130.4898WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 208 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (129 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.57 km (77 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006znp. Event ids that are associated: us70006znp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.4898 East, latitude -6.2539 South, depth = 124.57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 13:08:55 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:08 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:08:55 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 208 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 130.4898° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.2539° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 124.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 208km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-29 13:08:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-14 17:50:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 259 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 1.895 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us70006znp Id of event.
Event Code 70006znp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006znp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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