A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 52.2 km, 123.9464° East, -10.1524° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.2 km (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003j7f. Id of event: us10003j7f. Global time and date of event 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 23:19:48 / September 17, 2015 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:19:48 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kupang (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 thirteen 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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