A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 km NW of Piru, Indonesia (52 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.75 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 18:14:48 / February 12, 2017 @ 6:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:14:48 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008je9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008je9. Exact location, longitude 127.7058° East, latitude -2.4834° South, depth = 42.75 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 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: 84 km NW of Piru, Indonesia.
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