A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.02 km (60 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:13:01 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 14:13:01 / January 12, 2019 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3bl. Id of event: us2000j3bl. Exact location of event, depth 97.02 km, 119.7573° East, -8.4913° South.
Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 13 km W of Cempa, Indonesia.
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