A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 219 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (136 miles). Exact location of event, depth 300.04 km, 128.641° East, -5.6464° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 300.04 km (186 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 13:33:55 / January 27, 2016 @ 1:33 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:55 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004wbn. Unique identifier: us20004wbn.
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 219 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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