A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.9106 East, latitude -10.561 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 09:21:01 / August 1, 2018 @ 9:21 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g472. Id of event: us1000g472. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:21:01 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kupang (min 5000 pop).
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 56 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia.
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