A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 185 km SW of Baubau, Indonesia (115 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 13:29:13 / January 30, 2017 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008jn2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jn2. Exact location of event, longitude 121.3172 East, latitude -6.5412 South, depth = 14.73 km. The temblor was detected at 21:29:13 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.73 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 185 km SW of Baubau, Indonesia.
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