A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:24:53 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 123.5983° East, -9.2273° South, depth 117.63 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/16 / 2016-12-30 08:24:53 / December 30, 2016 @ 8:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.63 km (73 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007nqa. Unique identifier: us10007nqa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pante Makasar. Close country/countries, East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixteen 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km NNW of Naisano Dua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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