A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (176 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 21:00:38 / January 11, 2017 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:00:38 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 173.22 km, 129.4888° East, -6.1547° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 173.22 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us10007vqs. Id of event: us10007vqs.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 283 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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