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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Bunisari in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.7587S, 107.6066WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Bunisari in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 22:44:51 / October 22, 2016 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 63.66 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, depth 63.66 km, 107.6066° East, -7.7587° South. The temblor was reported at 05:44:51 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20007g5q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007g5q.

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciamis, Bandung, Cileunyi (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cileunyi (c. 111 500 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SW of Bunisari, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.6066° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.7587° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW of Bunisari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-22 22:44:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-23 00:16:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 2.893 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us20007g5q Id of event.
Event Code 20007g5q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007g5q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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