A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Paseh in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 133.84 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:31:12 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007k77. Id of event: us60007k77. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 13:31:12 / January 19, 2020 @ 1:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 107.682 East, latitude -7.0864 South, depth = 133.84 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumber, Arjawinangun, Klangenan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Bandung (c. 1 699 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Masjid Jamie Baitul Muttaqien (c. 1 000 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Cimahi (c. 493 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sukabumi (c. 276 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Purwakarta (c. 215 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sumedang Utara (c. 206 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 9 km W of Paseh, Indonesia.
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