A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Sinarharapan in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.32 km (28 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:22:31 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 00:22:31 / December 16, 2017 @ 12:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, 106.836° East, -7.8369° South, depth 44.32 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinarharapan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000c551. Event ids that are associated: us2000c551.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sukabumi, Pelabuhanratu, Banjar (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Banjar (c. 37 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km S of Sinarharapan, Indonesia.
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