A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Genteng in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.56 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:12:27 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20006216. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006216. Exact location of event, longitude 107.4912 East, latitude -7.283 South, depth = 89.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/16 / 2016-06-04 11:12:27 / June 4, 2016 @ 11:12 am.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (28 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purwakarta, Tasikmalaya, Kawalu. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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 NNW of Genteng, Indonesia.
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