A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 15:44:39 / March 17, 2017 @ 3:44 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:44:39 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008sq3. Id of event: us20008sq3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.33 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 128.6195° East, -7.3874° South, depth 149.33 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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