A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 117.3875 East, latitude -7.9244 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:37 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bmpp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmpp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 16:26:37 / November 13, 2017 @ 4:26 pm.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km WNW of Labuhankananga, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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