A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.5447° East, latitude -9.4087° South, depth = 93.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 08:19:41 / September 17, 2018 @ 8:19 am. The temblor was detected at 16:19:41 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.7 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfr7. Id of event: us2000hfr7.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soe, Pante Makasar, Kupang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km NW of Naisano Dua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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