A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Sangiang in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 09:47:34 / April 2, 2016 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 119.118° East, latitude -7.798° South, depth = 8.03 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.03 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:47:34 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gdh. Id of event: us20005gdh.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bima. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km NNE of Sangiang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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