A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia on Friday. The temblor was reported at 19:02:42 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.69 km (108 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 11:02:42 / October 19, 2018 @ 11:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000hecj. Event ids that are associated: us1000hecj. Exact location of event, depth 173.69 km, 119.5133° East, -8.3317° South.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bima, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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