A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 144 km SSE of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia (89 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.36 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:45:04 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 17:45:04 / April 18, 2017 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008n3d. Event ids that are associated: us10008n3d. Exact location, longitude 111.7592° East, latitude -9.5726° South, depth = 40.36 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 144 km SSE of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia.
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