A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 104 kilometers (65 miles) from Atambua in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 20:15:29 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.4352 East, latitude -8.2819 South, depth = 34.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005j7h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005j7h. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 12:15:29 / April 17, 2016 @ 12:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.87 km (22 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Maubara (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maubara. Country/countries that might be effected, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km NNW of Atambua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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