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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Mekarsari in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.4494S, 107.0853WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Mekarsari in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.48 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 107.0853 East, latitude -7.4494 South, depth = 83.48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 21:10:09 / December 15, 2017 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:10:09 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000buig. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000buig.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cileunyi, Lembang, Caringin (min 5000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km WSW of Mekarsari, Indonesia. This data 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 107.0853° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.4494° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WSW of Mekarsari, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-15 21:10:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-24 00:25:28 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 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 3.438 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us1000buig Id of event.
Event Code 1000buig An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000buig, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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