A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Banjaran in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 107.6296° East, -7.106° South, depth 24.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:17 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.5 km (15 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xps. Id of event: us20009xps. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 05:58:17 / July 18, 2017 @ 5:58 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien, Ciamis, Jatiwangi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 twenty-one 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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