A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nggilat in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 120.1799° East, latitude -8.0763° South, depth = 197 km. Event id: us2000g9mj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g9mj. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 02:39:03 / July 15, 2018 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 197 km (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:39:03 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 26 km NNW of Nggilat, Indonesia.
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