A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 102 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007vqw. Event ids that are associated: us10007vqw. Exact location of event, depth 116.95 km, 129.4131° East, -4.119° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 15:18:47 / January 11, 2017 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:18:47 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 116.95 km (73 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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