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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Pelabuhanratu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -7.3715S, 106.6916WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pelabuhanratu in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddmy. Unique identifier: us7000ddmy. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:56:33 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 106.6916 East, latitude -7.3715 South, depth = 60.46 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 14:56:33 / February 21, 2021 @ 2:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.46 km (38 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ciranjang-hilir (c. 77 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciampea, Ciranjang-hilir, Bogor (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 45 km SSE of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.6916° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.3715° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km SSE of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-21 14:56:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 15:34:16 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 312 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 0.954 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us7000ddmy Id of event.
Event Code 7000ddmy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ddmy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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