A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Batang in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004w3q. Id of event: us10004w3q. The temblor was detected at 01:01:13 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 551.53 km (343 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 110.6387 East, latitude -5.9419 South, depth = 551.53 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/16 / 2016-03-04 18:01:13 / March 4, 2016 @ 6:01 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Batang (c. 115 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pecangaan (c. 61 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Gebog (c. 43 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mlonggo (c. 33 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tayu (c. 26 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gebog, Pecangaan, Tayu.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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