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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Sindangsari in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.8484S, 108.4412WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Sindangsari in Indonesia on Thursday. Global time and date of event 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 01:56:15 / October 31, 2019 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006980. Id of event: us60006980. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 87.49 km, 108.4412° East, -7.8484° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:56:15 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.49 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Singaparna (c. 48 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rajapolah (c. 39 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Majenang (c. 38 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kroya, Wanaraja, Wangon (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km S of Sindangsari, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.4412° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.8484° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km S of Sindangsari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-31 01:56:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-26 01:07:12 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 1.307 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 us60006980 Id of event.
Event Code 60006980 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006980, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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