A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 18:14:05 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bl9. Id of event: us10005bl9. The epicenter was at a depth of 127.4 km (79 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.409 East, latitude -7.283 South, depth = 127.4 km. Global time and date of event 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 09:14:05 / April 26, 2016 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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