A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Npongge in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 15:40:57 / February 9, 2017 @ 3:40 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ire. Id of event: us20008ire. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 148.58 km (92 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:40:57 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 118.3258 East, latitude -8.6631 South, depth = 148.58 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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