A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Atambua in Indonesia on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 10:34:07 / November 21, 2016 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:34:07 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007b3y. Event ids that are associated: us10007b3y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 124.5413° East, latitude -8.7365° South, depth = 24.85 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.85 km (15 miles).
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Liquica (c. 19 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Maubara (c. 16 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Gleno (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suai, Gleno, Liquica.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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