A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Sangiang in Indonesia on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 253.96 km (158 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 119.4043° East, latitude -7.8748° South, depth = 253.96 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:25:54 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007sl1. Id of event: us10007sl1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 18:25:54 / January 11, 2017 @ 6:25 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km NE of Sangiang, Indonesia.
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