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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Ciparay in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.9892S, 105.8026WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ciparay in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 105.8026 East, latitude -5.9892 South, depth = 156.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 156.9 km (97 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000e8ey. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e8ey. Global time and date of event 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 03:57:17 / May 19, 2018 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:17 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Curug (c. 191 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cikupa (c. 174 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Serang (c. 164 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pasarkemis (c. 154 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tangerang, Teluknaga, Curug (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 17 km NNW of Ciparay, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.8026° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.9892° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 156.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNW of Ciparay, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-19 03:57:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-17 01:28:25 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 3.257 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 167 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 us1000e8ey Id of event.
Event Code 1000e8ey An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000e8ey, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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