A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 44 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:17:31 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.6282 East, latitude 0.3958 North, depth = 78.75 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 11:17:31 / January 6, 2016 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10004c50. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004c50. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.75 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 44 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia.
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