A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Aelande in Indonesia on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.46 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006jk9. Event ids that are associated: us10006jk9. The temblor was reported at 14:42:59 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.6828 East, latitude -8.5523 South, depth = 10.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 06:42:59 / September 2, 2016 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maumere, Ende. Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 6 km NW of Aelande, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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