A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km SSE of Citotok, Indonesia (103 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 15:20:58 / December 29, 2015 @ 3:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004a8z. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004a8z. Exact location of event, depth 35.35 km, 108.84° East, -9.2503° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:58 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter).
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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 165 km SSE of Citotok, Indonesia.
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