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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Banjar in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.7972S, 107.3366WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Banjar in Indonesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 21:05:36 / August 23, 2020 @ 9:05 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:05:36 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000beat. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000beat. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.81 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 58.81 km, 107.3366° East, -7.7972° South.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pameungpeuk (c. 48 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pameungpeuk, Paseh, Banjaran.

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

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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. 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: 67 km S of Banjar, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 107.3366° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.7972° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67 km S of Banjar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-23 21:05:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-31 01:15:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 259 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 0.455 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us7000beat Id of event.
Event Code 7000beat An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000beat, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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