A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (165 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.249 East, latitude -6.7188 South, depth = 122.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:31:41 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 122.15 km (76 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100072ee. Unique identifier: us100072ee. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 02:31:41 / October 21, 2016 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 265 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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