A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 20 km NE of Lemito, Indonesia (12 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: usa0010mlb. Event ids that are associated: usa0010mlb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.7178 East, latitude 0.6493 North, depth = 92.83 km. The temblor was detected at 00:21:44 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.83 km (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 16:21:44 / October 14, 2015 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 20 km NE of Lemito, Indonesia.
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