A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 102 km E of Kendari, Indonesia (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.98 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, depth 31.98 km, 123.4208° East, -3.8562° South. Global time and date of event 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 13:28:27 / January 14, 2016 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10004fn7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004fn7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:28:27 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 102 km E of Kendari, Indonesia.
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