A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 01:43:47 / September 1, 2017 @ 1:43 am. The temblor was detected at 09:43:47 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 123.2554 East, latitude -9.7725 South, depth = 58.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.25 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arkj. Unique identifier: us2000arkj.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kupang.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 56 km NW of Kupang, Indonesia.
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