A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Oitui in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.44 km (25 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:32:28 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 00:32:28 / September 18, 2017 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000app7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000app7. Exact location of earthquake, 119.3558° East, -8.1669° South, depth 40.44 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km ENE of Oitui, Indonesia.
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