A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 177 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (110 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:10:31 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97.73 km (61 miles). Event id: us100087jt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087jt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 21:10:31 / March 7, 2017 @ 9:10 pm. Exact location of event, depth 97.73 km, 130.5718° East, -6.5277° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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