A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Sindanglaut in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:18:28 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 05:18:28 / August 17, 2019 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 66.71 km, 106.0319° East, -7.2625° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.71 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700058ez. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058ez.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pelabuhanratu.
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 three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 42 km SW of Sindanglaut, Indonesia.
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