A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 21:10:28 / April 4, 2016 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.14 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 43.14 km, 129.6421° East, -2.9509° South. The temblor was reported at 06:10:28 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ffe. Unique identifier: us20005ffe.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 91 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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