A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 209 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.63 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 129.5703 East, latitude -7.1958 South, depth = 136.63 km. Event id: us10008qve. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qve. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:16 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 15:55:16 / May 9, 2017 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. 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 earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 209 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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