A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Bunisari in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 01:26:01 / May 16, 2016 @ 1:26 am. The temblor was detected at 08:26:01 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.02 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 107.635° East, -7.7826° South, depth 61.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10005jl0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005jl0.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Margahayukencana, Rajapolah, Pameungpeuk. The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Margahayukencana (c. 83 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 17 km SSW of Bunisari, Indonesia.
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