A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Waru Lor in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 19:28:58 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a01r. Unique identifier: us2000a01r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 112.4451° East, -6.8034° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 12:28:58 / July 23, 2017 @ 12:28 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Surabaya (c. 2 374 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Sidoarjo (c. 139 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Jombang (c. 126 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mojokerto (c. 112 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bojonegoro (c. 86 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Gedangan (c. 79 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Diwek, Jombang, Mojoagung (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nearby.
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