A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Nebe in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 229.22 km (142 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:18:16 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000gbw3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gbw3. Exact location of event, depth 229.22 km, 122.3605° East, -8.0102° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 10:18:16 / July 18, 2018 @ 10:18 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NNW of Nebe, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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