A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 181 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (112 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.2704 East, latitude -6.681 South, depth = 113.76 km. Unique identifier: us20008iw4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008iw4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.76 km (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 19:46:13 / January 27, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:46:13 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 181 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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