A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 294 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (183 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 128.6984° East, latitude -7.4169° South, depth = 154.86 km. The temblor was detected at 17:53:40 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008jxy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jxy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 08:53:40 / January 31, 2017 @ 8:53 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 154.86 km (96 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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