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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Karadenan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.401S, 106.6178WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Karadenan in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 17:22:04 / August 17, 2018 @ 5:22 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000gbnf. Event ids that are associated: us1000gbnf. Exact location of event, longitude 106.6178 East, latitude -7.401 South, depth = 65.88 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.88 km (41 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:22:04 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ciranjang-hilir (c. 77 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciranjang-hilir, Ciampea, Banjar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km S of Karadenan, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.6178° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.401° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km S of Karadenan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-17 17:22:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-18 21:14:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 326 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 3.205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us1000gbnf Id of event.
Event Code 1000gbnf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gbnf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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