A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Waworada in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 118.8075 East, latitude -8.6775 South, depth = 134.25 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jjc. Id of event: us10008jjc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.25 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:06:49 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 15:06:49 / April 21, 2017 @ 3:06 pm.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima.
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 nineteen 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 2 km NNE of Waworada, Indonesia.
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