A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia (48 miles) on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:11 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 18:07:11 / September 21, 2016 @ 6:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 111.4376 East, latitude -8.995 South, depth = 59 km. Unique identifier: us10006rey. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006rey.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 77 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia.
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