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

Earthquake location -7.7131S, 107.0203WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mekarsari in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us70006tn7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006tn7. Exact location of event, longitude 107.0203 East, latitude -7.7131 South, depth = 48.05 km. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 03:36:28 / December 15, 2019 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.05 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:36:28 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sukabumi, Banjar.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 30 km SSW of Mekarsari, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.0203° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.7131° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km SSW 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 2019-12-15 03:36:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-02 23:02:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 3.455 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 us70006tn7 Id of event.
Event Code 70006tn7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006tn7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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