A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Atambua in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 124.2299° East, latitude -8.7368° South, depth = 113.35 km. Global time and date of event 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 16:44:38 / June 12, 2019 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 113.35 km (70 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:44:38 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003yiu. Event ids that are associated: us70003yiu.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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