A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 165.07 km, 119.5334° East, -8.3815° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/16 / 2016-12-01 16:34:10 / December 1, 2016 @ 4:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:34:10 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007e1q. Unique identifier: us10007e1q. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.07 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bima, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km N of Komodo, Indonesia.
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