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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Sukamaju in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.7171S, 106.0775WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Sukamaju in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 106.0775 East, latitude -6.7171 South, depth = 85.35 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:43:21 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000isyt. Id of event: us2000isyt. 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 85.35 km (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 23:43:21 / December 6, 2018 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ciputat (c. 207 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sukabumi, Teluknaga, Citeureup (min 5000 pop).

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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 1 km SSE of Sukamaju, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.0775° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.7171° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 85.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSE of Sukamaju, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-06 23:43:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-21 04:48:01 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 2 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 1.529 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 51 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 us2000isyt Id of event.
Event Code 2000isyt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000isyt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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