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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Batang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.7641S, 110.7542WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Batang in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:35:02 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 14:35:02 / January 13, 2021 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 110.7542 East, latitude -5.7641 South, depth = 546.39 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 546.39 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000d24l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d24l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Batang (c. 115 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mlonggo (c. 33 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tayu (c. 26 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tayu, Mlonggo, Batang. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km N of Batang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 110.7542° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.7641° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 546.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79 km N of Batang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-13 14:35:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-11 13:47:42 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 1.314 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 us7000d24l Id of event.
Event Code 7000d24l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d24l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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