A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Buaran in Indonesia on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.43 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e20r. Unique identifier: us2000e20r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/18 / 2018-04-18 06:28:33 / April 18, 2018 @ 6:28 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:28:33 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 109.622 East, latitude -7.246 South, depth = 2.43 km.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salatiga, Sleman, Sidareja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Semarang (c. 1 288 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pekalongan (c. 257 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tegal (c. 237 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pemalang (c. 184 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Salatiga (c. 172 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Adiwerna (c. 134 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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