A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 112 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (70 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.15 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:07:20 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 54.15 km, 131.8311° East, -6.0922° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 11:07:20 / January 23, 2017 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i7e. Id of event: us20008i7e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 112 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia.
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