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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.1458S, 108.0385WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien in Indonesia on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us1000hvhi. Event ids that are associated: us1000hvhi. The temblor was detected at 22:16:51 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 15:16:51 / November 15, 2018 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 312.1 km (194 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 108.0385 East, latitude -6.1458 South, depth = 312.1 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lembang, Cirebon, Sumber. The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cirebon (c. 254 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Rengasdengklok (c. 201 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km NNE of Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.0385° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.1458° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 312.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NNE of Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-15 15:16:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-13 20:56:04 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 246 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 0.794 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us1000hvhi Id of event.
Event Code 1000hvhi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hvhi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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