Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 35 km northwest of Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 at 20:16 (GMT)

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 35 km northwest of Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 at 20:16 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Jan 20:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Jan 14 20:30: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 10.0 km.
Jan 14 20:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.5.
Jan 15 10:30: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.7.
Date & time: 14 Jan 2020 20:16:07 UTC
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.77°S / 107.33°E (West Java, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Tangkubanparahu (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NE of Ciranjang-hilir (pop: 77,800) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Padalarang (pop: 124,900) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Cimahi (pop: 493,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Purwakarta (pop: 215,800) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Lembang (pop: 183,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NW of Margahayukencana (pop: 83,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WNW of bandon (pop: 1,699,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of Soreang (pop: 150,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Cikampek (pop: 145,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
3.710 kmJava, IndonesiaBMKG
3.610 kmJava, IndonesiaEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
bandung / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Timimiti bakal aya kajadian, balukarna urang sunda ngahudang  
Bandung Utara, Lembang (34 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Arcamanik (Indonesia, 42 km E of epicenter) : Ibu saya merasakan getaran cukup keras di kamarnya. Baki peralatan bergetar. Tapi saya tidak merasakan apa-apa. (reported through EMSC)  
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.