A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Rupe in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 05:03:44 / October 31, 2017 @ 5:03 am. Id of earthquake: us1000aywj. Event ids that are associated: us1000aywj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.41 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:03:44 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 118.8491° East, latitude -8.716° South, depth = 110.41 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima. Event epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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