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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Ambarawa in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.2263S, 110.1648WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ambarawa in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 110.1648 East, latitude -7.2263 South, depth = 241.49 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:26:11 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 241.49 km (150 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/18 / 2018-06-28 18:26:11 / June 28, 2018 @ 6:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000fqh4. Unique identifier: us2000fqh4.

The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Semarang (c. 1 288 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yogyakarta (c. 636 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Surakarta (c. 555 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pekalongan (c. 257 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Salatiga (c. 172 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Purwodadi (c. 150 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gebog, Baekrajan, Purbalingga (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km W of Ambarawa, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 110.1648° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.2263° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 241.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km W of Ambarawa, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-28 18:26:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-28 19:03:36 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 271 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 0.325 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 us2000fqh4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000fqh4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fqh4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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