A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Pelabuhanratu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70009kut. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009kut. The temblor was reported at 10:06:24 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 106.0741 East, latitude -7.2396 South, depth = 113.03 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.03 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 10:06:24 / May 12, 2020 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cicurug, Pelabuhanratu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Cicurug (c. 89 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pelabuhanratu (c. 43 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 59 km WSW of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia.
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