A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 117.9683 East, latitude -8.1355 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:21:57 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 00:21:57 / August 25, 2017 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad5e. Unique identifier: us2000ad5e. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 E of Labuhankananga, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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