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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.8294S, 107.9752WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:00:19 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 107.9752° East, -7.8294° South, depth 65.85 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.85 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 10:00:19 / May 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kn8. Unique identifier: us70009kn8.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Cileunyi (c. 111 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cileunyi, Soreang, Pameungpeuk.

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 nineteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km SSW of Cipatujah Selatan, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.9752° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.8294° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSW of Cipatujah Selatan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-19 10:00:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-19 10:46:30 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 369 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 0.486 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us70009kn8 Id of event.
Event Code 70009kn8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009kn8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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