A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 258 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (160 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 164.38 km (102 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p3f. Id of event: us20003p3f. Exact location, longitude 129.1819° East, latitude -6.9852° South, depth = 164.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:54:16 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/15 / 2015-09-15 21:54:16 / September 15, 2015 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 258 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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