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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Batang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.7409S, 110.6514WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Batang in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 542.41 km (337 miles). Exact location, longitude 110.6514° East, latitude -5.7409° South, depth = 542.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ck04. Id of event: us2000ck04. Global time and date of event 31/12/17 / 2017-12-31 21:03:56 / December 31, 2017 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:03:56 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Batang (c. 115 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mlonggo (c. 33 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mlonggo, Batang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 82 km N of Batang, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 110.6514° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.7409° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 542.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km N of Batang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-31 21:03:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-30 00:53:50 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 1.316 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 us2000ck04 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ck04 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ck04, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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