A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pasirangin Satu in Indonesia. 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 13.28 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004sxh. Id of event: us10004sxh. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:53:31 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.28 km, 107.5581° East, -7.1842° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 23:53:31 / February 23, 2016 @ 11:53 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jatiwangi, Ciamis, Cikampek (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km N of Pasirangin Satu, Indonesia.
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