A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Labuhanbajo in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 119.777 East, latitude -8.2292 South, depth = 181.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:28:32 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 18:28:32 / March 6, 2020 @ 6:28 pm. Id of earthquake: us60008b95. Event ids that are associated: us60008b95. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 181.58 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). 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).
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 31 km NNW of Labuhanbajo, Indonesia.
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