A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 277 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (172 miles). Event id: us20005cm8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005cm8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.8733 East, latitude -7.3399 South, depth = 149.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:13:12 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.02 km (93 miles). Global time and date of event 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 23:13:12 / March 26, 2016 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 277 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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