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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Pagaralam in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.6423S, 102.8041WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Pagaralam in Indonesia on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 13:54:33 / August 22, 2018 @ 1:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 102.8041 East, latitude -4.6423 South, depth = 52.13 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.13 km (32 miles). Unique identifier: us2000h61f. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h61f. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:54:33 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 86 km SW of Pagaralam, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.8041° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.6423° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86km SW of Pagaralam, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-22 13:54:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-16 15:12:57 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 6.45 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 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 us2000h61f Id of event.
Event Code 2000h61f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h61f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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