A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Kampungbajo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bvae. Id of event: us1000bvae. The temblor was reported at 17:27:50 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.8799° East, latitude -7.9567° South, depth = 231.74 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 231.74 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/12/17 / 2017-12-23 09:27:50 / December 23, 2017 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 52 km NW of Kampungbajo, Indonesia.
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