A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pendolo in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.55 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:01 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 00:48:01 / April 7, 2016 @ 12:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.0915 East, latitude -1.9558 South, depth = 43.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fyu. Id of event: us20005fyu.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 47 km ENE of Pendolo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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