A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 15:29:07 / September 17, 2018 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:29:07 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjqt. Unique identifier: us2000hjqt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 123.9199° East, -10.4959° South, depth 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soe, Kupang.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia.
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