A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.79 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:53:31 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003m43. Event ids that are associated: us70003m43. Exact location of earthquake, 119.6864° East, -8.3105° South, depth 178.79 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 09:53:31 / May 8, 2019 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km NW of Cempa, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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