A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Sukadami in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 106.9779 East, latitude -7.5669 South, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us20007g6l. Event ids that are associated: us20007g6l. The temblor was reported at 12:45:43 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 05:45:43 / October 23, 2016 @ 5:45 am UTC/GMT. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Margahayukencana, Pameungpeuk, Cicurug (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Margahayukencana (c. 83 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ciranjang-hilir (c. 77 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pameungpeuk (c. 48 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 15 km SSW of Sukadami, Indonesia.
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