A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 225 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 12:21:22 / April 22, 2017 @ 12:21 pm. Exact location, longitude 130.1199° East, latitude -6.2954° South, depth = 130.16 km. 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 130.16 km (81 miles). Event id: us10008jri. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jri. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:22 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 225 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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