A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Woro in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 03:42:15 / October 25, 2015 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:42:15 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). 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 140.12 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.4178 East, latitude -8.6284 South, depth = 140.12 km. Id of earthquake: us10003r96. Event ids that are associated: us10003r96.
The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km WSW of Woro, Indonesia.
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