A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 171 km ENE of Palue, Indonesia (106 miles). Exact location, longitude 124.0606° East, latitude -7.7082° South, depth = 168.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:40 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 14:07:40 / April 5, 2016 @ 2:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.88 km (105 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005flc. Id of event: us20005flc.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 171 km ENE of Palue, Indonesia.
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