A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tua in Indonesia on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 08:02:36 / August 22, 2017 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:02:36 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 115.1702° East, -8.3954° South, depth 169.06 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abqi. Id of event: us2000abqi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.06 km (105 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banyuwangi, Negara, Karangasem (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Banyuwangi (c. 108 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Tabanan (c. 33 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Negara (c. 33 200 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 2 km NNW of Tua, Indonesia.
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