A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (34 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 103.7629° East, -5.7514° South. The temblor was picked up at 20:39:18 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/17 / 2017-01-01 13:39:18 / January 1, 2017 @ 1:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007u3y. Id of event: us10007u3y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia.
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