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Strong earthquake, 6.5 mag was detected near Cipatujah in Indonesia



Earthquake location -7.7343S, 108.023WA earthquake with magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Cipatujah in Indonesia on Friday. Global time and date of event 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 16:47:56 / December 15, 2017 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 108.023 East, latitude -7.7343 South, depth = 91.86 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:47:56 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Cipatujah in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 91.86 km (57 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4v8. Unique identifier: us2000c4v8.

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ketanggungan, Margasari, Cirebon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Cirebon (c. 254 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop), 125 km (78 miles) from Plumbon (c. 167 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop).

There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 0 km ESE of Cipatujah, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.023° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.7343° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km ESE of Cipatujah, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-15 16:47:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-15 17:08:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 95 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.47 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 1 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 691 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 2.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000c4v8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000c4v8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000c4v8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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