A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Palue in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 122.7186° East, -8.016° South, depth 217.86 km. Event id: us70003edg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003edg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:23:46 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/04/19 / 2019-04-30 00:23:46 / April 30, 2019 @ 12:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.86 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maumere. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km N of Palue, Indonesia.
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