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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 26 km SSW of Ciheras, Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.9489S, 107.8601WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ciheras in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 02:26:53 / March 15, 2017 @ 2:26 am. Event id: us20008s80. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008s80. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.86 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:26:53 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 67.86 km, 107.8601° East, -7.9489° South.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banjar, Paseh, Rajapolah. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Singaparna (c. 48 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rajapolah (c. 39 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SSW of Ciheras, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.8601° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.9489° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km SSW of Ciheras, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-15 02:26:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-15 02:45:59 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 326 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 2.638 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 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 us20008s80 Id of event.
Event Code 20008s80 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008s80, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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