A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Karangbadar Kidul in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 108.8873° East, latitude -7.9785° South, depth = 91.46 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:48:45 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us700057z8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700057z8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.46 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 12:48:45 / August 25, 2019 @ 12:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sokaraja (c. 66 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Purbalingga (c. 56 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Banyumas (c. 48 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Baturaden (c. 42 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Majenang (c. 38 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciamis, Purbalingga, Baturaden (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 34 km SSW of Karangbadar Kidul, Indonesia.
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