A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 183 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (114 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 08:39:29 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004anb. Event ids that are associated: us10004anb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/15 / 2015-12-31 23:39:29 / December 31, 2015 @ 11:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.909 East, latitude -7.0755 South, depth = 120.35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.35 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 183 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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