A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 km NNW of Piru, Indonesia (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 01:40:16 / January 27, 2016 @ 1:40 am. Exact location of event, longitude 128.0752 East, latitude -2.7896 South, depth = 35.74 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.74 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:40:16 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004uxi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004uxi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km NNW of Piru, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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