A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 117 km NE of Palue, Indonesia (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.4484 East, latitude -7.7009 South, depth = 241.69 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:16:24 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 21:16:24 / April 26, 2019 @ 9:16 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003hjq. Id of event: us70003hjq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 241.69 km (150 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 117 km NE of Palue, Indonesia.
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