A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 158 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia (98 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 17:38:23 / December 29, 2015 @ 5:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:38:23 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 114.2454 East, latitude -10.0147 South, depth = 39.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004a9b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004a9b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.98 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 158 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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