A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Kroya in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.18 km (66 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:39:36 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 23:39:36 / February 2, 2021 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dg01. Event ids that are associated: us6000dg01. Exact location of event, longitude 108.9834 East, latitude -7.9775 South, depth = 106.18 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baturaden, Majenang, Purbalingga. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Purwokerto (c. 217 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sokaraja (c. 66 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Purbalingga (c. 56 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Banyumas (c. 48 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Baturaden (c. 42 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Majenang (c. 38 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 47 km SW of Kroya, Indonesia.
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