A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 206 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (128 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:29:57 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100088k1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088k1. Global time and date of event 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 20:29:57 / March 12, 2017 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.42 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 129.6088 East, latitude -7.192 South, depth = 127.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 206 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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