A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Krajan Tambakrejo in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.76 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, depth 113.76 km, 112.7372° East, -8.8851° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g1y3. Id of event: us1000g1y3. The temblor was detected at 08:14:11 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/07/18 / 2018-07-28 00:14:11 / July 28, 2018 @ 12:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Malang (c. 746 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Lumajang (c. 123 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kepanjen (c. 51 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kencong (c. 43 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pakisaji (c. 30 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dampit (c. 23 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malang, Lumajang, Kencong.
Every 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 three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 53 km S of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia.
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