A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 116 km ESE of Laiwui, Indonesia (72 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.58 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:11:17 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 09:11:17 / January 15, 2017 @ 9:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6376 East, latitude -1.7604 South, depth = 42.58 km. Id of earthquake: us10007wgd. Event ids that are associated: us10007wgd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 116 km ESE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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