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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Indramayu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -6.1779S, 108.1537WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Indramayu in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:24:35 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ba4g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ba4g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 108.1537 East, latitude -6.1779 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 16:24:35 / August 1, 2020 @ 4:24 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cirebon (c. 254 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Plumbon (c. 167 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Karangsembung, Lembang, Purwakarta (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 24 km NW of Indramayu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 108.1537° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.1779° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km NW of Indramayu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-01 16:24:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-09 16:29:31 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 284 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 1.37 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us6000ba4g Id of event.
Event Code 6000ba4g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ba4g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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