A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Saturday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:30:51 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.84 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 15:30:51 / April 29, 2017 @ 3:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pnl. Id of event: us10008pnl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.7134 East, latitude -8.343 South, depth = 184.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 24 km NW of Cempa, Indonesia.
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