A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Npongge in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 118.3279 East, latitude -8.6892 South, depth = 115.09 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 115.09 km (72 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 22:09:05 / January 18, 2019 @ 10:09 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:09:05 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000j64h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j64h.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bima (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SSE of Npongge, Indonesia.
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