A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:21:25 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200081bp. Event ids that are associated: us200081bp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/12/16 / 2016-12-08 21:21:25 / December 8, 2016 @ 9:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.85 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 117.4025° East, latitude -7.9431° South, depth = 21.85 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight 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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