A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Labuan Bajo in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.7255 East, latitude -8.1887 South, depth = 183.4 km. Id of earthquake: us7000c7j5. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7j5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 21:18:56 / October 24, 2020 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:18:56 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 183.4 km (114 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Labuhanbajo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km NNW of Labuan Bajo, Indonesia.
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