A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 198 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia (123 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/15 / 2015-12-14 23:09:57 / December 14, 2015 @ 11:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 133.7828 East, latitude -4.0253 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:09:57 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100047yy. Ids that are associated to the event: us100047yy.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 198 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia.
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