Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Labuan in Indonesia


Earthquake location -7.0749S, 105.6288WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Labuan in Indonesia on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us6000ah6r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ah6r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:32:45 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.6288 East, latitude -7.0749 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 04:32:45 / June 16, 2020 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Labuan (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuan (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km SSW of Labuan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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