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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Cipanas in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.5497S, 106.3949WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Cipanas in Indonesia on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000d4ud. Event ids that are associated: us2000d4ud. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.07 km (20 miles). Global time and date of event 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 23:02:18 / February 8, 2018 @ 11:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:02:18 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 106.3949° East, latitude -6.5497° South, depth = 32.07 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cikarang, Bekasi, Sukabumi (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 0 km W of Cipanas, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.3949° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.5497° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km W of Cipanas, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-08 23:02:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-24 06:28:35 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 1.241 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 218 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 us2000d4ud Id of event.
Event Code 2000d4ud An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d4ud, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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