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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Nagrak in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.8706S, 106.4963WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Nagrak in Indonesia on Sunday. Unique identifier: us20005dw8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dw8. Exact location, longitude 106.4963° East, latitude -6.8706° South, depth = 145.86 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 13:15:26 / March 27, 2016 @ 1:15 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 145.86 km (91 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:15:26 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bekasi, Teluknaga, Ciranjang-hilir (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NE of Nagrak, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.4963° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.8706° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 145.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NE of Nagrak, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-27 13:15:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-20 14:00:00 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 246 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 3.682 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us20005dw8 Id of event.
Event Code 20005dw8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005dw8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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