A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 141 km SSE of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia (88 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:56:42 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 20:56:42 / September 30, 2016 @ 8:56 pm. Exact location, longitude 111.7585° East, latitude -9.5442° South, depth = 18.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.62 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10006u72. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006u72.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirteen 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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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: 141 km SSE of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia.
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