A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 116 km NW of Batang, Indonesia (72 miles). Event id: us10008pjm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pjm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 553.25 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 02:53:34 / May 5, 2017 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:53:34 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 553.25 km, 110.0871° East, -5.6347° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 116 km NW of Batang, Indonesia.
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