A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sindangasih in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.02 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 106.4872° East, -7.2558° South, depth 42.02 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 04:40:11 / February 18, 2018 @ 4:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000d8rz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d8rz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:40:11 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciampea, Bogor, Caringin. Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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. 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: 3 km ESE of Sindangasih, Indonesia.
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