A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 284 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (176 miles) on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:09 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 357.38 km (222 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 21:49:09 / September 29, 2016 @ 9:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006tys. Unique identifier: us10006tys. Exact location of event, longitude 127.9128 East, latitude -6.2896 South, depth = 357.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 284 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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