A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Malabai in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 18:26:05 / August 29, 2018 @ 6:26 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 121.176 East, latitude -8.5511 South, depth = 192.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 192.83 km (120 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:26:05 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h9in. Id of event: us2000h9in.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Ende. Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
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. 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 six 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: 2 km ENE of Malabai, Indonesia.
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