A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Santosa in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 23:44:14 / November 5, 2016 @ 11:44 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:44:14 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 107.5887° East, latitude -7.1888° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100076vs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076vs.
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jatiwangi, Cikampek, Ciamis (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NW of Santosa, Indonesia.
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