A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 11:44:33 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.633 East, latitude -10.2481 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 03:44:33 / January 18, 2016 @ 3:44 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fx7. Id of event: us10004fx7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kupang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 10 km SSE of Kupang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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