A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ciparay in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 105.8026 East, latitude -5.9892 South, depth = 156.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 156.9 km (97 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000e8ey. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e8ey. Global time and date of event 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 03:57:17 / May 19, 2018 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:57:17 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Curug (c. 191 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cikupa (c. 174 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Serang (c. 164 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pasarkemis (c. 154 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tangerang, Teluknaga, Curug (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km NNW of Ciparay, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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