A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tugu Hilir in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us10007twu. Event ids that are associated: us10007twu. 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 68.97 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 68.97 km, 105.4603° East, -6.879° South. The temblor was picked up at 17:51:44 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/01/17 / 2017-01-18 10:51:44 / January 18, 2017 @ 10:51 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pandeglang, Labuan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km WSW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia.
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