A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Watubuku in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 122.9882° East, latitude -8.9407° South, depth = 113.67 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:00:39 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 113.67 km (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 05:00:39 / April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 am. Id of earthquake: us10008li6. Event ids that are associated: us10008li6.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maumere (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).
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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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