A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 171 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (106 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.56 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:34:20 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003naw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003naw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 139.0902 East, latitude -5.097 South, depth = 39.56 km. Global time and date of event 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 15:34:20 / October 13, 2015 @ 3:34 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 171 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia.
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