A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:20:27 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 20:20:27 / April 2, 2016 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 158.79 km, 128.6235° East, -7.3908° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005e6c. Id of event: us20005e6c. The epicenter was at a depth of 158.79 km (99 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.
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