A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Bolengpulau in Indonesia on Friday. The temblor was detected at 07:10:28 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000arka. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000arka. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 196.86 km (122 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 119.7942° East, -8.0567° South, depth 196.86 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 23:10:28 / August 31, 2017 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km NNW of Bolengpulau, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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