A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Palue in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.6056 East, latitude -7.9024 South, depth = 260.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 08:14:34 / October 13, 2015 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 260.37 km (162 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:34 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003n87. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n87.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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