A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Karangbolong in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 06:04:58 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.3828 East, latitude -6.5499 South, depth = 77.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.1 km (48 miles). Global time and date of event 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 23:04:58 / August 17, 2017 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aawm. Id of event: us2000aawm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pandeglang, Labuan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km WNW of Karangbolong, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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