A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.7 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 108.0156 East, latitude -7.7779 South, depth = 97.7 km. Id of earthquake: us10008k20. Event ids that are associated: us10008k20. The temblor was picked up at 01:01:15 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 18:01:15 / April 23, 2017 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumedang Utara, Kuningan, Margahayukencana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cileunyi (c. 111 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 3 km S of Cipatujah Selatan, Indonesia.
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