A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:37:40 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.0305 East, latitude -9.5249 South, depth = 86.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600056fv. Id of event: us600056fv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 15:37:40 / August 17, 2019 @ 3:37 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.85 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupang, Pante Makasar, Kefamenanu. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 29 km ENE of Naisano Dua, Indonesia.
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