A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Boanio in Indonesia on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 185.31 km (115 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 04:03:50 / April 17, 2020 @ 4:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:03:50 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 121.2736° East, -8.6365° South, depth 185.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009aru. Id of event: us60009aru.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Ende (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km W of Boanio, Indonesia.
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