A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 223 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles). Global time and date of event 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 14:02:24 / September 5, 2016 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:02:24 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 130.5063° East, -6.0963° South, depth 116.33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.33 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us10006kl6. Id of event: us10006kl6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 223 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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