A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (74 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 10:11:38 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 01:11:38 / February 25, 2017 @ 1:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude 130.4463 East, latitude -7.3088 South, depth = 40.39 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.39 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008mbt. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008mbt.
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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 119 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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