A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cipatujah Selatan in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:00:19 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 107.9752° East, -7.8294° South, depth 65.85 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.85 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 10:00:19 / May 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kn8. Unique identifier: us70009kn8.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Tasikmalaya (c. 271 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Banjaran (c. 165 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Soreang (c. 150 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Paseh (c. 126 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ciamis (c. 123 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Cileunyi (c. 111 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kawalu (c. 50 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cileunyi, Soreang, Pameungpeuk.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 10 km SSW of Cipatujah Selatan, Indonesia.
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