A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 117.7117 East, latitude -8.0834 South, depth = 215.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 215.2 km (134 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 03:08:34 / February 13, 2017 @ 3:08 am. Unique identifier: us20008jg3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jg3. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:08:34 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Labuhankananga in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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