A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 220 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (137 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hr0. Unique identifier: us20008hr0. Global time and date of event 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 04:38:57 / February 5, 2017 @ 4:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:38:57 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.27 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.7742° East, latitude -6.0282° South, depth = 127.27 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 220 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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