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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Pasirangin Satu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.1842S, 107.5581WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pasirangin Satu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.28 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004sxh. Id of event: us10004sxh. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:53:31 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.28 km, 107.5581° East, -7.1842° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 23:53:31 / February 23, 2016 @ 11:53 pm.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jatiwangi, Ciamis, Cikampek (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km N of Pasirangin Satu, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.5581° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.1842° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km N of Pasirangin Satu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-23 23:53:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-01 01:50:15 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 284 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 0.363 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us10004sxh Id of event.
Event Code 10004sxh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004sxh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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