A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Labuhankananga in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 117.704° East, latitude -7.9441° South, depth = 35.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.56 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 06:39:33 / September 12, 2019 @ 6:39 am. The temblor was reported at 14:39:33 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60005lbg. Unique identifier: us60005lbg.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumbawa Besar.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 22 km NNW of Labuhankananga, Indonesia.
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