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

Earthquake location -7.2558S, 106.4872WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sindangasih in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.02 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 106.4872° East, -7.2558° South, depth 42.02 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 04:40:11 / February 18, 2018 @ 4:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000d8rz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d8rz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:40:11 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciampea, Bogor, Caringin. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop).

Every 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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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. 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: 3 km ESE of Sindangasih, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.4872° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2558° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of Sindangasih, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-18 04:40:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-05 02:22:29 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 3.308 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us2000d8rz Id of event.
Event Code 2000d8rz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d8rz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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