A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 123.7795° East, -10.0047° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:54:45 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bhvj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bhvj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 00:54:45 / October 26, 2017 @ 12:54 am.
Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soe, Kupang.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 27 km NE of Kupang, Indonesia.
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