A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us70008qh6. Event ids that are associated: us70008qh6. The temblor was detected at 11:01:27 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.7923° East, latitude -8.137° South, depth = 174.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.97 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/20 / 2020-04-01 03:01:27 / April 1, 2020 @ 3:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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