A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 177 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia (110 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.03 km (21 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: us10007ubr. Id of event: us10007ubr. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 14:50:00 / January 20, 2017 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:50:00 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 133.6739° East, -4.2521° South, depth 34.03 km.
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 177 km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia.
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