A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Krajan Tambakrejo in Indonesia on Thursday. Event id: us10008l8g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008l8g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.21 km (44 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 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:03:12 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 07:03:12 / April 27, 2017 @ 7:03 am. Exact location, longitude 112.4672° East, latitude -8.8752° South, depth = 71.21 km.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blitar, Pakisaji, Kepanjen (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Blitar (c. 132 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kepanjen (c. 51 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pakisaji (c. 30 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Dampit (c. 23 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gongdanglegi Kulon (c. 22 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 58 km SSW of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia.
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