A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 229 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:10:47 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 15:10:47 / March 27, 2016 @ 3:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.58 km (95 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.3474 East, latitude -7.276 South, depth = 153.58 km. Unique identifier: us20005dw9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dw9.
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 fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 229 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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