A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 20:05:22 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 119.6912° East, -8.3326° South, depth 173.31 km. Event id: us70003udz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003udz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 173.31 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 12:05:22 / June 2, 2019 @ 12:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 27 km NW of Cempa, Indonesia.
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