A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Bandung in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 171.67 km (107 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/16 / 2016-05-12 00:21:26 / May 12, 2016 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:21:26 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005iig. Id of event: us10005iig. Exact location of event, longitude 107.6764 East, latitude -6.8972 South, depth = 171.67 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weru, Rengasdengklok, Cikarang. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km E of Bandung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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