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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Serang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.9575S, 105.7964WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Serang in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 105.7964 East, latitude -5.9575 South, depth = 176.75 km. Event id: us7000ak27. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ak27. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 14:54:45 / July 8, 2020 @ 2:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 176.75 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:54:45 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tangerang, Teluknaga, Curug. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Curug (c. 191 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cikupa (c. 174 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Serang (c. 164 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pasarkemis (c. 154 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Teluknaga (c. 128 300 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km WNW of Serang, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.7964° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.9575° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 176.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43 km WNW of Serang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-08 14:54:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-14 13:07:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 2.371 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 160 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 us7000ak27 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ak27 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ak27, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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