A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Dampek in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 03:17:16 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 190.45 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:17:16 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009na0. Event ids that are associated: us70009na0. Exact location of event, depth 190.45 km, 120.6219° East, -8.2527° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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: 6 km NNE of Dampek, Indonesia.
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