A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Puncakwangi in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.62 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:53:37 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 107.4133° East, -7.4629° South, depth 78.62 km. Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 18:53:37 / February 15, 2017 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008k1a. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008k1a.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cicurug, Purwakarta, Tasikmalaya (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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.
Did you feel anything?
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: 1 km NNE of Puncakwangi, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.