A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 139 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (86 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:34:24 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 23:34:24 / October 23, 2015 @ 11:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 81.47 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003r4f. Id of event: us10003r4f. Exact location of event, depth 81.47 km, 130.6962° East, -6.8537° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 139 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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