A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 214 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (133 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 02:08:56 / November 21, 2016 @ 2:08 am. Unique identifier: us10007b1q. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007b1q. Exact location of earthquake, 130.7685° East, -6.0939° South, depth 117.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.92 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:08:56 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 214 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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