A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (117 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.08 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10006p7v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006p7v. The temblor was detected at 15:39:49 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 06:39:49 / September 13, 2016 @ 6:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 101.08 km, 129.845° East, -7.0795° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 188 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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