A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 206 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (128 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 21:52:54 / April 1, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008duw. Event ids that are associated: us10008duw. 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 126.2 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.6575 East, latitude -6.2015 South, depth = 126.2 km. The temblor was detected at 06:52:54 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-eight 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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