A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 46 km NE of Airbuaya, Indonesia (29 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.76 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:23:22 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20007efx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007efx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 01:23:22 / October 16, 2016 @ 1:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.7073° East, -2.7678° South, depth 43.76 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km NE of Airbuaya, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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