A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 124.0768° East, -9.1196° South, depth 79.18 km. Id of earthquake: us60005l1w. Event ids that are associated: us60005l1w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/19 / 2019-09-19 17:28:06 / September 19, 2019 @ 5:28 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.18 km (49 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:28:06 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Soe, Kefamenanu.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 57 km NW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia.
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