Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Banjar in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.5692S, 107.04WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Banjar in Indonesia on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us6000b8sm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8sm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:00:33 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 107.04 East, latitude -7.5692 South, depth = 50 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 02:00:33 / July 28, 2020 @ 2:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandung, Cimahi, Paseh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Padalarang (c. 124 900 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

Questions or comments?

Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km SW of Banjar, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.04° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.5692° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59 km SW of Banjar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-28 02:00:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-06 03:00:05 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 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 0.614 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us6000b8sm Id of event.
Event Code 6000b8sm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b8sm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply