A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Simpang in Indonesia on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.65 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 106.4466 East, latitude -7.3513 South, depth = 79.65 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:01:09 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 01:01:09 / April 13, 2016 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005hnm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hnm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciampea, Bogor, Caringin (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 1 km SW of Simpang, Indonesia.
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