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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Galumpit in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.2016S, 106.6329WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Galumpit in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 23:30:37 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 95.42 km, 106.6329° East, -7.2016° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000au6f. Unique identifier: us1000au6f. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/17 / 2017-10-11 16:30:37 / October 11, 2017 @ 4:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.42 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Parung (c. 193 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cibinong (c. 188 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Depok, Sawangan, Banjar. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km NE of Galumpit, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.6329° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2016° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of Galumpit, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-11 16:30:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-23 23:44:37 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 284 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 1.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us1000au6f Id of event.
Event Code 1000au6f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000au6f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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