A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 132 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (82 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.59 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 17:38:44 / April 30, 2016 @ 5:38 pm. Unique identifier: us10005cr1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005cr1. The temblor was detected at 00:38:44 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 103.3821 East, latitude -6.3381 South, depth = 35.59 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 132 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia.
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