A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km NW of Lolak, Indonesia (17 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:42:40 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008hx3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008hx3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.8467 East, latitude 1.0704 North, depth = 231.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 231.64 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 12:42:40 / February 6, 2017 @ 12:42 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 fifteen 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NW of Lolak, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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