A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Riung in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:25:31 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 07:25:31 / February 9, 2019 @ 7:25 am. Event id: us2000jng5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jng5. Exact location of earthquake, 121.0743° East, -8.2804° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ende, Ruteng. Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NNE of Riung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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