A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 226 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 16:08:40 / September 7, 2016 @ 4:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.8261 East, latitude -6.5463 South, depth = 162.57 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:08:40 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 162.57 km (101 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mpy. Id of event: us10006mpy.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 226 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.