A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Padangcermin in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.1 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:24:59 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 105.0255° East, latitude -6.0665° South, depth = 43.1 km. Event id: us2000bhzb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhzb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 23:24:59 / October 28, 2017 @ 11:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandarlampung (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 53 km SSW of Padangcermin, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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