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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Citaritih in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.9072S, 106.024WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Citaritih in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 87.85 km (55 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:25:02 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 87.85 km, 106.024° East, -6.9072° South. Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 22:25:02 / February 17, 2018 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000d8cp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d8cp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Serang (c. 164 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rangkasbitung (c. 126 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bogor, Caringin, Serang (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSW of Citaritih, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.024° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.9072° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSW of Citaritih, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-17 22:25:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-08 23:25:48 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 259 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 3.965 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 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 us2000d8cp Id of event.
Event Code 2000d8cp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d8cp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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