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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Krajan Tambakrejo in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.9972S, 112.4652WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Krajan Tambakrejo in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 03:27:10 / September 18, 2016 @ 3:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006qkl. Unique identifier: us10006qkl. The temblor was detected at 10:27:10 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 112.4652 East, latitude -8.9972 South, depth = 78.65 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.65 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Dampit (c. 23 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gongdanglegi Kulon (c. 22 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gongdanglegi Kulon, Sumberpucung, Dampit. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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. 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 have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 71 km SSW of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 112.4652° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9972° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 78.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km SSW of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-18 03:27:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-18 03:47:02 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 2.7 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 272 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 1.747 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us10006qkl Id of event.
Event Code 10006qkl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006qkl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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