A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 119 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia (74 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.88 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.1179° East, -0.084° South, depth 64.88 km. Global time and date of event 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 00:42:22 / January 30, 2017 @ 12:42 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jmq. Id of event: us20008jmq. The temblor was reported at 08:42:22 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km SE of Modayag, Indonesia.
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