A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 136 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia (85 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us10005eal. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005eal. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:25:15 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0779° East, 2.2868° North, depth 71.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.09 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 23:25:15 / April 28, 2016 @ 11:25 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 136 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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