A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 116 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (72 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:40:09 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.65 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mgs. Unique identifier: us10003mgs. Exact location, longitude 126.1845° East, latitude 1.7547° North, depth = 33.65 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 01:40:09 / September 28, 2015 @ 1:40 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 116 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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