A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 68 km SSW of Cikawunggading, Indonesia (42 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:25:43 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 107.9491 East, latitude -8.3714 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 17:25:43 / January 20, 2016 @ 5:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004uqx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004uqx.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km SSW of Cikawunggading, Indonesia.
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