A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 119 km NE of Kendari, Indonesia (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 12:59:11 / January 17, 2016 @ 12:59 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:59:11 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gbp. Unique identifier: us10004gbp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.53 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 123.3192° East, -3.2478° South, depth 30.53 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 119 km NE of Kendari, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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