A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 217 km W of Tual, Indonesia (135 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 20:45:53 / March 31, 2017 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008dnc. Event ids that are associated: us10008dnc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.47 km (87 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:53 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 130.8151° East, -5.9936° South, depth 140.47 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 217 km W of Tual, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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