A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Malabai in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 18:23:24 / March 17, 2017 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:23:24 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 194.81 km, 121.1396° East, -8.5025° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.81 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008stp. Unique identifier: us20008stp.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Ende (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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