A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (70 miles) on Sunday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:27:15 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vgh. Id of event: us20004vgh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:27:15 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:27 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.06 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 53.06 km, 129.5843° East, -4.0927° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 sixty-five 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 112 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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