A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 200 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (124 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007u89. Unique identifier: us70007u89. Exact location of event, longitude 130.5943 East, latitude -6.2833 South, depth = 129.72 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 14:39:31 / February 16, 2020 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129.72 km (81 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:39:31 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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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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: 200 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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