A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Palue in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.6634 East, latitude -8.0812 South, depth = 207.12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 207.12 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20008trd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008trd. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:49:14 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 17:49:14 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere (min 5000 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 43 km N of Palue, Indonesia.
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