A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 208 km NW of Tual, Indonesia (129 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 15:24:59 / August 27, 2016 @ 3:24 pm. Exact location, longitude 131.6988° East, latitude -4.1037° South, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us20006uki. Event ids that are associated: us20006uki. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:24:59 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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