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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Paseh in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.0864S, 107.682WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Paseh in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 133.84 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:31:12 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007k77. Id of event: us60007k77. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 13:31:12 / January 19, 2020 @ 1:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 107.682 East, latitude -7.0864 South, depth = 133.84 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumber, Arjawinangun, Klangenan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop).

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

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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: 9 km W of Paseh, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.682° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.0864° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 133.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km W of Paseh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-19 13:31:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-02 19:07:54 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 312 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 0.375 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us60007k77 Id of event.
Event Code 60007k77 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007k77, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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