A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Binuangeun in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 06:34:54 / January 23, 2018 @ 6:34 am. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:34:54 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.91 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Binuangeun in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000cmwz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cmwz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.9181 East, latitude -7.1958 South, depth = 43.91 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 117 km (73 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 115 km (72 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Rangkasbitung (c. 126 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bogor, Sukabumi, Caringin (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km S of Binuangeun, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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