A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 225 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/15 / 2015-12-12 00:21:07 / December 12, 2015 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.5037 East, latitude -7.0173 South, depth = 194.73 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 194.73 km (121 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004hjq. Id of event: us20004hjq. The temblor was reported at 09:21:07 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 225 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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