A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Sumberanyar in Indonesia. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:22:48 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 114.5721 East, latitude -7.2965 South, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/19 / 2019-04-02 01:22:48 / April 2, 2019 @ 1:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k8y8. Id of event: us2000k8y8.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balung, Panarukan, Sumenep (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Situbondo (c. 600 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sumenep (c. 84 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Balung (c. 47 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Panji (c. 42 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Panarukan (c. 30 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Wongsorejo (c. 29 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kalianget (c. 23 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 61 km NNE of Sumberanyar, Indonesia.
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