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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Santosa in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.1888S, 107.5887WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Santosa in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 23:44:14 / November 5, 2016 @ 11:44 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:44:14 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 107.5887° East, latitude -7.1888° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100076vs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076vs.

Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jatiwangi, Cikampek, Ciamis (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 9 km NW of Santosa, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.5887° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.1888° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW of Santosa, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-05 23:44:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-02 03:38:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 0.364 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 186 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 us100076vs Id of event.
Event Code 100076vs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076vs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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