A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Waingapu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 119.8584° East, latitude -9.816° South, depth = 35 km. Event id: us7000bptv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bptv. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:24:14 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 03:24:14 / September 15, 2020 @ 3:24 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 Waingapu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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