A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 122 km NE of Taniwel, Indonesia (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 129.2121° East, -2.0306° South, depth 43.06 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 23:16:46 / April 18, 2016 @ 11:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.06 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005jmu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005jmu. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:16:46 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 122 km NE of Taniwel, Indonesia.
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