A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Panyaungan Timur in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.61 km (36 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 12:52:33 / December 16, 2019 @ 12:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:52:33 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 57.61 km, 106.0285° East, -7.1081° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006s5l. Id of event: us60006s5l.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sukabumi, Caringin, Ciampea. Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ciampea (c. 207 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Rangkasbitung (c. 126 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Pandeglang (c. 92 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Caringin (c. 91 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 26 km SSW of Panyaungan Timur, Indonesia.
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