A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Petarukan in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 248.38 km (154 miles). Exact location, longitude 109.4303° East, latitude -6.8503° South, depth = 248.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:54:50 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 23:54:50 / March 18, 2020 @ 11:54 pm. Unique identifier: us70008bx9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008bx9.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kroya, Majenang, Astanajapura (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Pekalongan (c. 257 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tegal (c. 237 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Pemalang (c. 184 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Astanajapura (c. 148 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Adiwerna (c. 134 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Kedungwuni (c. 117 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km N of Petarukan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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