A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Leof in Indonesia. Event id: us10006rwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rwi. The temblor was picked up at 14:30:15 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.2 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.9815 East, latitude -9.5697 South, depth = 35.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 06:30:15 / September 23, 2016 @ 6:30 am.
The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Same (c. 25 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ainaro (c. 12 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Same, Ainaro, Soe. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km E of Leof, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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