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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Bunisari in Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.7826S, 107.635WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Bunisari in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 01:26:01 / May 16, 2016 @ 1:26 am. The temblor was detected at 08:26:01 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.02 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 107.635° East, -7.7826° South, depth 61.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10005jl0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005jl0.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Margahayukencana, Rajapolah, Pameungpeuk. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Margahayukencana (c. 83 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 17 km SSW of Bunisari, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.635° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.7826° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SSW of Bunisari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-16 01:26:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-25 02:25:05 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 271 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 2.864 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us10005jl0 Id of event.
Event Code 10005jl0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005jl0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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