A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:44:27 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 167.25 km, 128.2194° East, -7.5687° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 167.25 km (104 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: us10006q11. Id of event: us10006q11. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 05:44:27 / September 16, 2016 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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