A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Sampungu in Indonesia on Saturday. Unique identifier: us20008mrm. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008mrm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:28:24 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 118.5552° East, latitude -8.1244° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 17:28:24 / February 17, 2017 @ 5:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 15 km N of Sampungu, Indonesia.
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