A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 11:52:59 / April 24, 2017 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:52:59 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008n8z. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008n8z. Exact location of event, depth 78.17 km, 123.8772° East, -9.4274° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.17 km (49 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupang, Kefamenanu, Soe. Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NNE of Naisano Dua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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