A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.59 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gii0. Unique identifier: us1000gii0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kupang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.1697 East, latitude -10.8598 South, depth = 8.59 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 07:08:09 / August 28, 2018 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:08:09 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kupang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 99 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia.
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