A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 211 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (131 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008sk5. Event ids that are associated: us10008sk5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.4547 East, latitude -7.5125 South, depth = 160.4 km. Global time and date of event 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 16:14:35 / May 15, 2017 @ 4:14 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.4 km (100 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:14:35 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 211 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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