A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Npongge in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.7 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/06/18 / 2018-06-03 21:16:48 / June 3, 2018 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:16:48 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 118.3078° East, latitude -8.6887° South, depth = 130.7 km. Unique identifier: us1000ei4w. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ei4w.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km S of Npongge, Indonesia.
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