A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tanahwulan in Indonesia on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.41 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 19:41:30 / April 16, 2017 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 113.6659° East, latitude -8.0312° South, depth = 149.41 km. Unique identifier: us10008jjn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008jjn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:41:30 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Muncar, Wongsorejo, Banyuwangi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Situbondo (c. 600 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Jember (c. 298 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Probolinggo (c. 181 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lumajang (c. 123 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Banyuwangi (c. 108 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Genteng (c. 79 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km W of Tanahwulan, Indonesia.
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