A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Kepanjen in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 23:10:12 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kepanjen in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 113.1895° East, latitude -8.9646° South, depth = 96.65 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100078vh. Unique identifier: us100078vh. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 15:10:12 / November 16, 2016 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.65 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Jember (c. 298 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lumajang (c. 123 600 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Kepanjen (c. 51 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kencong (c. 43 000 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Pakisaji (c. 30 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Dampit (c. 23 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Gongdanglegi Kulon (c. 22 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pakisaji, Sumberpucung, Kepanjen.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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.
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