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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Adipala in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.2484S, 109.2811WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Adipala in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 76.7 km (48 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:21:23 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 109.2811° East, latitude -8.2484° South, depth = 76.7 km. Event id: us10006e5d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006e5d. Global time and date of event 16/08/16 / 2016-08-16 16:21:23 / August 16, 2016 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purbalingga, Purwokerto, Kutoarjo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sokaraja (c. 66 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Purbalingga (c. 56 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Banyumas (c. 48 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Wangon (c. 35 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gombong (c. 32 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kutoarjo (c. 31 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km SSE of Adipala, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 109.2811° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.2484° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km SSE of Adipala, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-16 16:21:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-16 17:39:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 340 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 1.274 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us10006e5d Id of event.
Event Code 10006e5d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006e5d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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