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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Pagaralam in Indonesia



Earthquake location -4.6542S, 102.6268WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Pagaralam in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 69.3 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 00:40:15 / January 24, 2018 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:40:15 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000cnhp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cnhp. Exact location of earthquake, 102.6268° East, -4.6542° South, depth 69.3 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pageralam.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 100 km SW of Pagaralam, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.6268° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.6542° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 100km SW of Pagaralam, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-24 00:40:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 00:56:24 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 340 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 2.702 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us2000cnhp Id of event.
Event Code 2000cnhp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cnhp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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