A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Sigirato in Indonesia on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us70009agd. Event ids that are associated: us70009agd. Exact location of event, depth 127.3 km, 119.2315° East, -8.568° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.3 km (79 miles). 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: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 20:24:52 / April 29, 2020 @ 8:24 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:24:52 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo, Bima. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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