A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sampungu in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.14 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100085zk. Unique identifier: us100085zk. Exact location of earthquake, 118.5449° East, -8.2064° South, depth 13.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 19:27:43 / February 20, 2017 @ 7:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:27:43 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 6 km N of Sampungu, Indonesia.
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