A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 209 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008hfy. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008hfy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6907 East, latitude -6.9803 South, depth = 125.53 km. The temblor was detected at 01:55:26 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/17 / 2017-01-21 16:55:26 / January 21, 2017 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.53 km (78 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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