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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Cigarogol in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.5269S, 107.1836WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cigarogol in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 82.8 km (51 miles). Unique identifier: us10008rfv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008rfv. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 08:51:35 / May 11, 2017 @ 8:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:51:35 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 107.1836° East, latitude -7.5269° South, depth = 82.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wanaraja, Cicurug, Lembang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Cigarogol, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.1836° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.5269° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Cigarogol, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-11 08:51:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-11 09:09:25 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 312 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 3.265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us10008rfv Id of event.
Event Code 10008rfv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008rfv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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