A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Kampungbajo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6gw. Id of event: us2000h6gw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 235.03 km (146 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:10:00 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 13:10:00 / September 1, 2018 @ 1:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 119.9699° East, -7.8971° South, depth 235.03 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km NNW of Kampungbajo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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