A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia. Event id: us70006nr1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006nr1. Exact location, longitude 124.2063° East, latitude -9.0325° South, depth = 95.91 km. The temblor was detected at 03:33:21 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.91 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 19:33:21 / December 12, 2019 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Atambua, Kefamenanu, Pante Makasar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 54 km NNW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia.
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