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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Gombangan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.6514S, 112.525WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Gombangan in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 79.01 km, 112.525° East, -8.6514° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.01 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003hss. Id of event: us20003hss. Global time and date of event 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 16:19:24 / September 10, 2015 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:19:24 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kencong, Lumajang, Tulungagung (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Malang (c. 746 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lawang (c. 159 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Blitar (c. 132 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Lumajang (c. 123 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kedungwaru (c. 80 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Batu (c. 75 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tulungagung (c. 65 300 pop).

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 33 km SSW of Gombangan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 112.525° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.6514° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km SSW of Gombangan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-10 16:19:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-10 16:39:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 370 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 1.619 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us20003hss Id of event.
Event Code 20003hss An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003hss, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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