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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Kaliandak in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.0015S, 105.4048WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kaliandak in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 05:52:30 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 22:52:30 / October 14, 2015 @ 10:52 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.77 km (27 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nrb. Id of event: us10003nrb. Exact location of event, longitude 105.4048 East, latitude -6.0015 South, depth = 43.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pandeglang, Serang, Bandarlampung. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Serang (c. 164 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop).

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 35 km SW of Kaliandak, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.4048° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.0015° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km SW of Kaliandak, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-14 22:52:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-14 23:13:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 326 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 2.848 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us10003nrb Id of event.
Event Code 10003nrb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003nrb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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