A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nagrak in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 23:56:30 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000680s. Event ids that are associated: us1000680s. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/16 / 2016-07-24 16:56:30 / July 24, 2016 @ 4:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.55 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 106.4729 East, latitude -6.847 South, depth = 134.55 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serang, Bekasi, Labuan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km N of Nagrak, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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