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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Palimanan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.7929S, 108.3796WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Palimanan in Indonesia on Sunday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:48:54 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 242.26 km (151 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000d5xd. Event ids that are associated: us2000d5xd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 108.3796 East, latitude -6.7929 South, depth = 242.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/18 / 2018-02-11 06:48:54 / February 11, 2018 @ 6:48 am.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sidareja, Pameungpeuk, Lebaksiu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Cirebon (c. 254 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tegal (c. 237 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days six 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km SSW of Palimanan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.3796° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.7929° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 242.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSW of Palimanan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-11 06:48:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-11 08:19:03 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 246 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 2.062 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us2000d5xd Id of event.
Event Code 2000d5xd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d5xd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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