A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 40 km SSW of Laiwui, Indonesia (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 13:14:44 / April 11, 2017 @ 1:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us10008inz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008inz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:14:44 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 127.5708° East, -1.7077° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km SSW of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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