A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 241 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (150 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6641 East, latitude -6.5257 South, depth = 175.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:42:03 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175.2 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006k3i. Event ids that are associated: us10006k3i. Global time and date of event 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 22:42:03 / September 1, 2016 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 241 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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