A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ruteng in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 09:21:52 / September 20, 2020 @ 9:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude 120.4732 East, latitude -8.8158 South, depth = 140.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.09 km (87 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bqfp. Id of event: us7000bqfp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:21:52 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Ruteng (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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km S of Ruteng, Indonesia.
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