A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.7069 East, latitude -8.2336 South, depth = 166.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 00:50:59 / September 7, 2016 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 166.17 km (103 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:50:59 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mkh. Id of event: us10006mkh.
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km NNW of Cempa, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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