A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Congkar in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 228.08 km (142 miles). Exact location of event, depth 228.08 km, 120.501° East, -7.951° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 11:38:33 / January 13, 2019 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:38:33 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000is3u. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000is3u.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 37 km NNE of Congkar, Indonesia.
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