A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 130 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia (81 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 22:23:04 / March 17, 2017 @ 10:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.993 East, latitude -5.9254 South, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us20008ua9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008ua9. The temblor was reported at 05:23:04 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 130 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia.
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