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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Bandung in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.8972S, 107.6764WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bandung in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 171.67 km (107 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/16 / 2016-05-12 00:21:26 / May 12, 2016 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:21:26 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005iig. Id of event: us10005iig. Exact location of event, longitude 107.6764 East, latitude -6.8972 South, depth = 171.67 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weru, Rengasdengklok, Cikarang. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop).

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

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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: 6 km E of Bandung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.6764° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.8972° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 171.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km E of Bandung, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-12 00:21:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-01 02:15:20 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 298 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 2.748 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us10005iig Id of event.
Event Code 10005iig An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005iig, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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