A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Tolotangga in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us100087r5. Event ids that are associated: us100087r5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.71 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:14:56 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 118.7517° East, latitude -9.1684° South, depth = 89.71 km. Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 13:14:56 / February 28, 2017 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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