A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia. Event id: us70003t4q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003t4q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.51 km (76 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:02:37 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.1585 East, latitude -9.0556 South, depth = 121.51 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 07:02:37 / May 21, 2019 @ 7:02 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Atambua, Kefamenanu (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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