A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Lamba in Indonesia on Monday. The temblor was detected at 14:49:37 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 06:49:37 / April 15, 2019 @ 6:49 am. Exact location of event, depth 113.31 km, 120.5003° East, -9.0732° South. Id of earthquake: us7000367t. Event ids that are associated: us7000367t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.31 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Waingapu, Ruteng. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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