A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 193 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (120 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.78 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008s97. Id of event: us20008s97. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 09:59:10 / March 15, 2017 @ 9:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude 129.9902 East, latitude -6.8069 South, depth = 132.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:59:10 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 193 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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