A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 235 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (146 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 143.48 km (89 miles). Exact location of event, depth 143.48 km, 130.4732° East, -5.9967° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004slx. Id of event: us10004slx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 15:44:02 / February 25, 2016 @ 3:44 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:44:02 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 235 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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