A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Neob in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.7433° East, -9.7939° South, depth 62.88 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:30:02 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 00:30:02 / March 15, 2019 @ 12:30 am. Unique identifier: us1000jg3m. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jg3m. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.88 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atambua, Suai, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Suai (c. 21 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km SE of Neob, Indonesia.
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