A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Srandakan in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.81 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:20:28 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 10:20:28 / October 29, 2015 @ 10:20 am. Exact location, longitude 109.7485° East, latitude -8.6532° South, depth = 61.81 km. Unique identifier: us200040e3. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040e3.
Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Bambanglipuro (c. 44 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Srandakan (c. 29 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bambanglipuro, Srandakan. Close 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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km SW of Srandakan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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