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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Pamanukan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.8793S, 107.7299WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pamanukan in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:08:23 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 20:08:23 / September 25, 2017 @ 8:08 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 306.63 km (191 miles). Exact location of event, depth 306.63 km, 107.7299° East, -5.8793° South. Unique identifier: us2000auky. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000auky.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jatibarang, Bekasi, Indramayu. The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rengasdengklok (c. 201 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cikampek (c. 145 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Indramayu (c. 123 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Each 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 45 km N of Pamanukan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.7299° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.8793° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 306.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km N of Pamanukan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-25 20:08:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-26 20:18:13 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 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 271 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 2.933 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us2000auky Id of event.
Event Code 2000auky An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000auky, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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