A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/18 / 2018-12-15 16:12:14 / December 15, 2018 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:12:14 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.5284° East, latitude -8.2597° South, depth = 182.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.36 km (113 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000itvc. Event ids that are associated: us2000itvc.
Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (30 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima, Labuhanbajo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km N of Komodo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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