A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Rhee Beru in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 117.2244 East, latitude -7.7606 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 00:35:30 / August 24, 2017 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000acuk. Id of event: us2000acuk. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:35:30 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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