A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Rengasdengklok in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 323.77 km (201 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:29:12 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/16 / 2016-03-14 13:29:12 / March 14, 2016 @ 1:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 107.2029 East, latitude -5.7664 South, depth = 323.77 km. Id of earthquake: us10004xev. Event ids that are associated: us10004xev.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cikupa, Purwakarta, Curug (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 44 km NNW of Rengasdengklok, Indonesia.
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