Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 1 km WSW of Cimarelang, Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.2672S, 106.5248WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Cimarelang in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 106.5248° East, latitude -7.2672° South, depth = 83.95 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 83.95 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bui. Unique identifier: us10004bui. The temblor was reported at 20:09:07 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 13:09:07 / January 6, 2016 @ 1:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Parung, Citeureup, Ciranjang-hilir (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Parung (c. 193 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cibinong (c. 188 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Citeureup (c. 110 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Did you feel it?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 1 km WSW of Cimarelang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.5248° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2672° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WSW of Cimarelang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-06 13:09:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-06 14:02:33 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 3.307 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us10004bui Id of event.
Event Code 10004bui An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004bui, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply