A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Tambulatana in Indonesia on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.1397 East, latitude -9.2674 South, depth = 85.09 km. Event id: us20003pns. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003pns. 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: 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 14:55:34 / September 28, 2015 @ 2:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.09 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:55:34 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng, Waingapu. The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 27 km NNW of Tambulatana, Indonesia.
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