A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 197 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (122 miles) on Monday. 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 123.75 km (77 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:20:08 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005gym. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gym. Exact location of earthquake, 129.5516° East, -7.6323° South, depth 123.75 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 14:20:08 / April 11, 2016 @ 2:20 pm.
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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 197 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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