A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Pendolo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006j3y. Unique identifier: us10006j3y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.0859 East, latitude -1.8805 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 04:56:39 / August 27, 2016 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:56:39 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 70 km WNW of Pendolo, Indonesia.
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