A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Kloangpopot in Indonesia on Friday. Exact location, longitude 122.356° East, latitude -8.7155° South, depth = 142.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.18 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:13:28 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 18:13:28 / April 20, 2017 @ 6:13 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jca. Id of event: us10008jca.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ende, Maumere (min 5000 pop). 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 one and in the last 365 days six 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km SE of Kloangpopot, Indonesia.
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