A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 289 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (180 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008sj2. Id of event: us10008sj2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.739 East, latitude -7.4605 South, depth = 138.28 km. Global time and date of event 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 11:03:07 / May 15, 2017 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:07 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 138.28 km (86 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 289 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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