A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 183 km NNE of Banjar Sidayu, Indonesia (114 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:18:36 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008fv2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008fv2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 558.05 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 558.05 km, 115.6793° East, -6.5417° South. Global time and date of event 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 11:18:36 / February 2, 2017 @ 11:18 am UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 183 km NNE of Banjar Sidayu, Indonesia.
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