A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Bekasi in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 234.9 km (146 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 107.0202° East, latitude -6.0966° South, depth = 234.9 km. Id of earthquake: us2000hjdb. Event ids that are associated: us2000hjdb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 17:53:41 / September 24, 2018 @ 5:53 pm. The temblor was picked up at 00:53:41 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padalarang, Serang, Sukabumi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Jakarta (c. 8 540 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Bekasi (c. 1 520 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tangerang (c. 1 372 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from South Tangerang (c. 1 303 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Depok (c. 1 198 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bogor (c. 800 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NNE of Bekasi, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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