A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 117.6513 East, latitude -7.9806 South, depth = 37.53 km. Id of earthquake: us1000958k. Event ids that are associated: us1000958k. The temblor was detected at 22:34:54 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.53 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 14:34:54 / June 23, 2017 @ 2:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 21 km NW of Labuhankananga, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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