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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Kedondong in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.5624S, 104.8224WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kedondong in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 104.8224 East, latitude -5.5624 South, depth = 66.79 km. Unique identifier: us20005y2m. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005y2m. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 23:35:18 / May 19, 2016 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:35:18 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.79 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (31 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Metro (c. 149 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Terbanggi Besar (c. 52 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kotabumi (c. 42 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Terbanggi Besar, Kotabumi, Metro.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 22 km WSW of Kedondong, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.8224° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.5624° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km WSW of Kedondong, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-19 23:35:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-28 04:50:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 246 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 2.21 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us20005y2m Id of event.
Event Code 20005y2m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005y2m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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