A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Palue in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 222.97 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 23:59:10 / October 4, 2015 @ 11:59 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 122.6381° East, -8.08° South, depth 222.97 km. Event id: us10003kah. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kah. The temblor was picked up at 07:59:10 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maumere (min 5000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km N of Palue, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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