A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Sampungu in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 22.63 km, 118.7427° East, -7.8828° South. The temblor was picked up at 08:55:34 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000crk9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000crk9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 00:55:34 / January 31, 2018 @ 12:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.63 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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