A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 84 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.25 km, 124.5165° East, -0.1596° South. The temblor was reported at 02:48:51 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 18:48:51 / September 9, 2015 @ 6:48 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.25 km (30 miles). Unique identifier: us20003hlc. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003hlc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 84 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia.
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