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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Nagrak in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.847S, 106.4729WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nagrak in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 23:56:30 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000680s. Event ids that are associated: us1000680s. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/16 / 2016-07-24 16:56:30 / July 24, 2016 @ 4:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.55 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 106.4729 East, latitude -6.847 South, depth = 134.55 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 68 km (42 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serang, Bekasi, Labuan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 5 km N of Nagrak, Indonesia. This information 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 106.4729° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.847° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km N 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 2016-07-24 16:56:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-17 20:06:07 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 3.7 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us1000680s Id of event.
Event Code 1000680s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000680s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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