A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 277 km NE of Enarotali, Indonesia (172 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:42:34 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 22:42:34 / October 23, 2015 @ 10:42 pm. Exact location, longitude 138.1145° East, latitude -2.1477° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003r48. Unique identifier: us10003r48. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 277 km NE of Enarotali, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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