A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Tagolu in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.51 km, 121.0608° East, -1.6178° South. The temblor was picked up at 08:46:27 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/12/16 / 2016-12-12 00:46:27 / December 12, 2016 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.51 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us200082ul. Unique identifier: us200082ul.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 37 km ESE of Tagolu, Indonesia.
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