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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Gongdanglegi Kulon in Indonesia

Earthquake location -8.5605S, 112.5564WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Gongdanglegi Kulon in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 06/07/24 / 2024-07-06 13:26:47 / July 6, 2024 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000mxfe. Event ids that are associated: us7000mxfe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.528 km (56 miles). Exact location, longitude 112.5564° East, latitude -8.5605° South, depth = 89.528 km. The temblor was reported at 13:26:47 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Malang (c. 746 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lawang (c. 159 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Blitar (c. 132 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Lumajang (c. 123 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kedungwaru (c. 80 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Batu (c. 75 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kencong, Tulungagung, Kedungwaru. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km SSW of Gongdanglegi Kulon, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 112.5564° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.5605° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.528 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43 km SSW of Gongdanglegi Kulon, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-06 13:26:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-06 14:55:15 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 298 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.581 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us7000mxfe Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxfe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mxfe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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