A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Sumberanyar in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us2000k8wz. Event ids that are associated: us2000k8wz. The temblor was detected at 06:05:28 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 114.537 East, latitude -7.2121 South, depth = 21.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 23:05:28 / April 1, 2019 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balung, Wongsorejo, Panarukan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Situbondo (c. 600 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sumenep (c. 84 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Balung (c. 47 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Panji (c. 42 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Panarukan (c. 30 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Wongsorejo (c. 29 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kalianget (c. 23 900 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. 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.
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