A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Dampek in Indonesia on Friday. Unique identifier: us10004u0v. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004u0v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 00:47:25 / February 26, 2016 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179.11 km (111 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 120.6248° East, -8.2311° South, depth 179.11 km. The temblor was reported at 08:47:25 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng. 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 one, in the past 30 days one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km NNE of Dampek, Indonesia.
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