A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 191 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (119 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:37:58 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 130.1801° East, latitude -6.6376° South, depth = 128.65 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.65 km (80 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 21:37:58 / September 2, 2016 @ 9:37 pm. Event id: us10006kiz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006kiz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 191 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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