A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.02 km (96 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000avn9. Id of event: us2000avn9. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:30:04 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 154.02 km, 119.4365° East, -8.2451° South. Global time and date of event 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 23:30:04 / September 27, 2017 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km N of Komodo, Indonesia.
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