A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 293 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (182 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 15:49:33 / March 23, 2017 @ 3:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 155.08 km, 128.7316° East, -7.3422° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 155.08 km (96 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:49:33 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008das. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008das. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 293 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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