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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Krajan Tambakrejo in Indonesia



Earthquake location -8.8752S, 112.4672WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Krajan Tambakrejo in Indonesia on Thursday. Event id: us10008l8g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008l8g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.21 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:03:12 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 07:03:12 / April 27, 2017 @ 7:03 am. Exact location, longitude 112.4672° East, latitude -8.8752° South, depth = 71.21 km.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blitar, Pakisaji, Kepanjen (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Blitar (c. 132 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kepanjen (c. 51 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pakisaji (c. 30 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Dampit (c. 23 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gongdanglegi Kulon (c. 22 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 58 km SSW of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 112.4672° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.8752° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km SSW of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-27 07:03:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-27 08:45:20 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 1.713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us10008l8g Id of event.
Event Code 10008l8g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008l8g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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