A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Arjawinangun in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us2000ita0. Event ids that are associated: us2000ita0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 13:49:20 / December 7, 2018 @ 1:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 108.4176° East, latitude -6.5702° South, depth = 265.17 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:49:20 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 265.17 km (165 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Cirebon (c. 254 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tegal (c. 237 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lembang (c. 183 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paseh, Singaparna, Kawalu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 8 km N of Arjawinangun, Indonesia.
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