A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Sindangkerta in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.45 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:35:36 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008u18. Id of event: us20008u18. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 107.9963 East, latitude -7.8881 South, depth = 72.45 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 14:35:36 / March 23, 2017 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banjar, Sidareja, Paseh. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Singaparna (c. 48 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rajapolah (c. 39 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSW of Sindangkerta, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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