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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Sengkang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.0983S, 120.0381WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sengkang in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:58:59 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008guk. Event ids that are associated: us70008guk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 21:58:59 / March 26, 2020 @ 9:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.65 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, depth 30.65 km, 120.0381° East, -4.0983° South.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watampone, Parepare, Sengkang. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Parepare (c. 140 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Watampone (c. 81 600 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Sengkang (c. 59 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NNE of Sengkang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.0381° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.0983° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNE of Sengkang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-26 21:58:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 22:52:35 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 0.953 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us70008guk Id of event.
Event Code 70008guk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008guk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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