A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 97 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.32 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 23:20:02 / December 10, 2015 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:20:02 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 129.392° East, latitude -4.0765° South, depth = 12.32 km. Event id: us20004h3q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004h3q.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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