A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 203 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (126 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.8102° East, latitude -6.1773° South, depth = 80.43 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 15:34:29 / April 27, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008nu1. Event ids that are associated: us10008nu1. The temblor was detected at 00:34:29 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 80.43 km (50 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 203 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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