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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Karangbadar Kidul in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.3039S, 108.9812WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Karangbadar Kidul in Indonesia on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.02 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/15 / 2015-07-24 21:44:42 / July 24, 2015 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of event, depth 82.02 km, 108.9812° East, -8.3039° South. Event id: us20002zzg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002zzg. A tsunami warning has been issued near Karangbadar Kidul in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:44:42 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purbalingga, Purwokerto, Sokaraja. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 102 km (63 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Sokaraja (c. 66 500 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Purbalingga (c. 56 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Banyumas (c. 48 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Wangon (c. 35 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Gombong (c. 32 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sidareja (c. 30 300 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km S of Karangbadar Kidul, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.9812° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.3039° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km S of Karangbadar Kidul, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-24 21:44:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-24 22:02:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 1 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 450 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 1.575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us20002zzg Id of event.
Event Code 20002zzg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002zzg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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