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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Kroya in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.9653S, 109.3338WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Kroya in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 109.3338° East, -7.9653° South, depth 99.35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 12:41:13 / November 15, 2016 @ 12:41 pm. 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 99.35 km (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100078l5. Unique identifier: us100078l5. The temblor was reported at 19:41:13 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Wonosobo (c. 93 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sokaraja (c. 66 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Purbalingga (c. 56 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Banyumas (c. 48 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Baturaden (c. 42 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wonosobo, Sidareja, Baturaden.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 37 km SSE of Kroya, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 109.3338° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.9653° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SSE of Kroya, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-15 12:41:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-15 23:43:41 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 285 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 1.179 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us100078l5 Id of event.
Event Code 100078l5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100078l5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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