A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Sangiang in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:26:00 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.0652° East, latitude -7.8233° South, depth = 23.17 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 14:26:00 / May 15, 2017 @ 2:26 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.17 km (14 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008whz. Unique identifier: us10008whz.
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 54 km NNE of Sangiang, Indonesia.
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