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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Rangkasbitung in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.37S, 106.3378WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Rangkasbitung in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.16 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:44:15 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aja4. Id of event: us7000aja4. Exact location of event, depth 113.16 km, 106.3378° East, -6.37° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 04:44:15 / July 7, 2020 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cikarang, Sukabumi, Bekasi. Event epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 9 km E of Rangkasbitung, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.3378° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.37° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km E of Rangkasbitung, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-07 04:44:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-07 05:03:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 401 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 1.695 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000aja4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000aja4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aja4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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