A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Tambulatana in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us1000egfl. Event ids that are associated: us1000egfl. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 13:57:09 / May 28, 2018 @ 1:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.74 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.1991° East, -9.2006° South, depth 39.74 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:57:09 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng, Waingapu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km N of Tambulatana, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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