A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 209 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles) on Friday. Event id: us10003p11. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p11. The temblor was detected at 08:12:47 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 139.92 km, 129.6345° East, -7.0794° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 23:12:47 / October 15, 2015 @ 11:12 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 139.92 km (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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: 209 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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