A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 171 km WSW of Labuan, Indonesia (106 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bme4. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bme4. 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:07:30 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 104.3482 East, latitude -6.8375 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 13:07:30 / September 12, 2020 @ 1:07 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 171 km WSW of Labuan, Indonesia.
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