A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (149 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 204.25 km, 129.6574° East, -5.5005° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/16 / 2016-03-29 13:53:41 / March 29, 2016 @ 1:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005eic. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005eic. The epicenter was at a depth of 204.25 km (127 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:53:41 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 240 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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