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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Cikole in Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.5576S, 107.274WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cikole in Indonesia on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 11:02:23 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bq5b. Event ids that are associated: us2000bq5b. Exact location of event, longitude 107.274 East, latitude -7.5576 South, depth = 119.41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.41 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 04:02:23 / November 17, 2017 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lembang, Wanaraja, Cileunyi.

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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 7 km S of Cikole, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.274° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.5576° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km S of Cikole, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-17 04:02:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-17 04:39:52 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 298 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 3.181 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us2000bq5b Id of event.
Event Code 2000bq5b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bq5b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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