A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kaliandak in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.49 km (36 miles). Id of earthquake: us10002y4i. Event ids that are associated: us10002y4i. The temblor was reported at 22:41:53 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 105.4655° East, latitude -6.0085° South, depth = 58.49 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/15 / 2015-08-05 15:41:53 / August 5, 2015 @ 3:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Metro, Rangkasbitung, Pandeglang (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Serang (c. 164 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Metro (c. 149 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Rangkasbitung (c. 126 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SSW of Kaliandak, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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