A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kampungbajo in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us100085rl. Event ids that are associated: us100085rl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:54:36 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 184.55 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 15:54:36 / February 19, 2017 @ 3:54 pm. Exact location, longitude 120.01° East, latitude -8.259° South, depth = 184.55 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop).
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 fourteen 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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