A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Pagaralam in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 69.3 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 00:40:15 / January 24, 2018 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:40:15 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000cnhp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cnhp. Exact location of earthquake, 102.6268° East, -4.6542° South, depth 69.3 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pageralam.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 100 km SW of Pagaralam, Indonesia.
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