A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 185.43 km, 119.8153° East, -8.3234° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 185.43 km (115 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:44:27 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005lfa. Unique identifier: us70005lfa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 23:44:27 / September 25, 2019 @ 11:44 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 19 km NNW of Cempa, Indonesia.
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