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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.7779S, 108.0156WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.7 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 108.0156 East, latitude -7.7779 South, depth = 97.7 km. Id of earthquake: us10008k20. Event ids that are associated: us10008k20. The temblor was picked up at 01:01:15 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 18:01:15 / April 23, 2017 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumedang Utara, Kuningan, Margahayukencana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cileunyi (c. 111 500 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

Questions or comments?

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. 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: 3 km S of Cipatujah Selatan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.0156° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.7779° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km S of Cipatujah Selatan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-23 18:01:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-23 18:26:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 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 1 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 404 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 2.487 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us10008k20 Id of event.
Event Code 10008k20 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008k20, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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