A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Babakantonggoh in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005bd6. Unique identifier: us20005bd6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 02:25:09 / March 21, 2016 @ 2:25 am. 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 78.15 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:25:09 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 78.15 km, 105.3558° East, -6.578° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pandeglang, Labuan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 32 km WNW of Babakantonggoh, Indonesia.
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