A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 26 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (16 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 131.2053 East, latitude -7.7398 South, depth = 52.62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 11:36:56 / October 18, 2015 @ 11:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003qyv. Id of event: us10003qyv. The temblor was picked up at 20:36:56 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.62 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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