A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.6795 East, latitude -8.0492 South, depth = 175.49 km. Id of earthquake: us2000fwz8. Event ids that are associated: us2000fwz8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/18 / 2018-06-28 00:55:27 / June 28, 2018 @ 12:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:55:27 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175.49 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 53 km NNW of Cempa, Indonesia.
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