A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 262 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (163 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:07:45 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 14:07:45 / April 27, 2016 @ 2:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6829 East, latitude -6.224 South, depth = 124.87 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 124.87 km (78 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005bxp. Event ids that are associated: us10005bxp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 262 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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