A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Kampungbajo in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.0271° East, -8.1137° South, depth 181.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:42:09 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 16:42:09 / September 6, 2017 @ 4:42 pm. Unique identifier: us2000arpu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000arpu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 181.04 km (112 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NNW of Kampungbajo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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