A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bolengpulau in Indonesia on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.86 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 27.86 km, 119.9272° East, -8.232° South. Global time and date of event 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 03:48:28 / January 7, 2019 @ 3:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000j0yt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j0yt. The temblor was reported at 11:48:28 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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