A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:19:01 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 172.62 km (107 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005zd3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005zd3. Exact location of earthquake, 119.6741° East, -8.3016° South, depth 172.62 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 14:19:01 / May 31, 2016 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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