A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 181 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (112 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 00:49:09 / February 27, 2020 @ 12:49 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:49:09 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.0235 East, latitude -6.9375 South, depth = 130.4 km. Id of earthquake: us600089jf. Event ids that are associated: us600089jf. The epicenter was at a depth of 130.4 km (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 181 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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