A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Npongge in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 131.91 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 22:01:24 / April 8, 2017 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 118.322 East, latitude -8.5941 South, depth = 131.91 km. The temblor was detected at 06:01:24 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008h9m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008h9m.
Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SE of Npongge, Indonesia.
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