A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, south of Java, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:37:35 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.38 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 17:37:35 / April 29, 2017 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 111.7192 East, latitude -9.7423 South, depth = 29.38 km. Event id: us10008pnv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pnv.
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 seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: south of Java, Indonesia.
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