A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 163.36 km, 119.7276° East, -8.4829° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 163.36 km (102 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:31:10 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 03:31:10 / November 10, 2017 @ 3:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bl9x. Unique identifier: us2000bl9x.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km W of Cempa, Indonesia.
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