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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Sumedang Utara in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.7544S, 107.9482WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sumedang Utara in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 107.9482 East, latitude -6.7544 South, depth = 180.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 180.24 km (112 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/16 / 2016-07-31 10:46:45 / July 31, 2016 @ 10:46 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:45 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006a4g. Unique identifier: us10006a4g.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cirebon (c. 254 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciamis, Karangsembung, Ciranjang-hilir.

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NNE of Sumedang Utara, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.9482° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.7544° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNE of Sumedang Utara, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-31 10:46:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-14 08:23:07 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 2.801 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 117 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 us10006a4g Id of event.
Event Code 10006a4g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006a4g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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