A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 32 km SW of Namlea, Indonesia (20 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:34:51 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 13:34:51 / January 13, 2017 @ 1:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.92 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007t3e. Id of event: us10007t3e. Exact location of event, depth 41.92 km, 126.8844° East, -3.4584° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 in the same area.
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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: 32 km SW of Namlea, Indonesia.
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