A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 219 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (136 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000780e. Id of event: us1000780e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 00:47:26 / November 15, 2016 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:47:26 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179.21 km (111 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.875 East, latitude -6.5848 South, depth = 179.21 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 219 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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