A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 131 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 129.8064° East, -4.116° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 18:35:03 / December 9, 2015 @ 6:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:35:03 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004fzr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004fzr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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