A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Ciheras in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 02:26:53 / March 15, 2017 @ 2:26 am. Event id: us20008s80. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008s80. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.86 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:26:53 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 67.86 km, 107.8601° East, -7.9489° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banjar, Paseh, Rajapolah. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Singaparna (c. 48 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rajapolah (c. 39 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SSW of Ciheras, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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