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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Babakan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.2494S, 106.9886WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Babakan in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 22:05:48 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 106.9886 East, latitude -7.2494 South, depth = 126.71 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 15:05:48 / February 16, 2016 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us200050kh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050kh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.71 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sawangan, Parung, Depok (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 0 km ESE of Babakan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.9886° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2494° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 126.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km ESE of Babakan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-16 15:05:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-16 16:42:02 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 354 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 3.431 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us200050kh Id of event.
Event Code 200050kh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200050kh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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