A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kenari in Indonesia on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 148.92 km (93 miles). Exact location, longitude 119.8093° East, latitude -8.6187° South, depth = 148.92 km. The temblor was detected at 14:02:50 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085vh. Id of event: us600085vh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 06:02:50 / February 28, 2020 @ 6:02 am.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km W of Kenari, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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