A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 183 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (114 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.485 East, latitude -6.5157 South, depth = 109.76 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100073gt. Unique identifier: us100073gt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 06:05:52 / October 27, 2016 @ 6:05 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:05:52 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). 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 109.76 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 183 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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