A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:06 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hhpg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hhpg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 123.9522 East, latitude -10.8873 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 17:01:06 / September 20, 2018 @ 5:01 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupang.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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