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

Earthquake location -7.9122S, 108.5863WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Sindangsari in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 108.5863 East, latitude -7.9122 South, depth = 91.92 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 15:15:03 / June 18, 2018 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.92 km (57 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eyp7. Id of event: us1000eyp7. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:15:03 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sokaraja, Purwokerto, Banyumas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (48 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sokaraja (c. 66 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Singaparna (c. 48 900 pop).

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 fourteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 19 km SE of Sindangsari, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.5863° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.9122° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SE of Sindangsari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-18 15:15:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-26 14:34:25 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 1.918 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us1000eyp7 Id of event.
Event Code 1000eyp7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eyp7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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