A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 08:40:26 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 83.77 km, 124.1531° East, -8.9738° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.77 km (52 miles). Global time and date of event 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 00:40:26 / September 23, 2015 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003ldp. Unique identifier: us10003ldp.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km NW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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