A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Friday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:54:55 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.7221 East, latitude -8.1694 South, depth = 176.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 176.02 km (109 miles). Global time and date of event 19/01/17 / 2017-01-19 22:54:55 / January 19, 2017 @ 10:54 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007u7m. Unique identifier: us10007u7m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 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 thirteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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