A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Krajan Tambakrejo in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 03:27:10 / September 18, 2016 @ 3:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006qkl. Unique identifier: us10006qkl. The temblor was detected at 10:27:10 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 112.4652 East, latitude -8.9972 South, depth = 78.65 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.65 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Dampit (c. 23 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gongdanglegi Kulon (c. 22 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gongdanglegi Kulon, Sumberpucung, Dampit. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 71 km SSW of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia.
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