A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 274 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (170 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.65 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bjy. Id of event: us10004bjy. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:06:05 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/12/15 / 2015-12-28 13:06:05 / December 28, 2015 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.2141° East, latitude -5.7261° South, depth = 151.65 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 274 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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