A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/19 / 2019-04-05 02:29:46 / April 5, 2019 @ 2:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 192.17 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.7603 East, latitude -8.2018 South, depth = 192.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000350x. Id of event: us7000350x. The temblor was detected at 10:29:46 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 34 km NNW of Cempa, Indonesia.
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