A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 196 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (122 miles). Unique identifier: us10004gfw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004gfw. The epicenter was at a depth of 115.61 km (72 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 17:04:32 / January 22, 2016 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:32 / 2:04 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 130.1637° East, latitude -6.5967° South, depth = 115.61 km.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 196 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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