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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Talagabakti in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.2056S, 106.0061WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Talagabakti in Indonesia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 106.0061° East, -6.2056° South, depth 167.19 km. The temblor was detected at 12:48:43 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hgvi. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hgvi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 167.19 km (104 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/18 / 2018-10-25 05:48:43 / October 25, 2018 @ 5:48 am.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ciputat (c. 207 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cibinong, Bogor, Jakarta.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 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: 0 km NW of Talagabakti, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.0061° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.2056° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 167.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NW of Talagabakti, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-25 05:48:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-25 06:06:03 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 354 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 3.53 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us1000hgvi Id of event.
Event Code 1000hgvi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hgvi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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