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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Flores region, Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.5715S, 121.8517WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Flores region, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Flores region, Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.8517 East, latitude -8.5715 South, depth = 176.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:38:03 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 03:38:03 / January 17, 2021 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 176.8 km (110 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d3f5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3f5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere, Ende. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: Flores region, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.8517° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.5715° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 176.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Flores region, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-17 03:38:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-27 00:38:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 298 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 0.386 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us7000d3f5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000d3f5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d3f5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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