A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Atambua in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.58 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:05:47 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 15:05:47 / September 11, 2018 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 124.4588° East, -8.9381° South, depth 77.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hh6x. Id of event: us2000hh6x.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maubara, Maliana, Kefamenanu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maliana (c. 22 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Maubara (c. 16 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km WNW of Atambua, Indonesia.
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