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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Kaliandak in Indonesia



Earthquake location -6.044S, 105.3628WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kaliandak in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.94 km (36 miles). Event id: us10008kca. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kca. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:01 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 21:29:01 / April 24, 2017 @ 9:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 105.3628° East, -6.044° South, depth 57.94 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaliandak in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rangkasbitung, Metro, Serang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Serang (c. 164 800 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Metro (c. 149 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Rangkasbitung (c. 126 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 42 km SW of Kaliandak, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.3628° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.044° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SW of Kaliandak, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-24 21:29:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-24 21:46:13 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 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 385 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 2.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us10008kca Id of event.
Event Code 10008kca An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008kca, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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