A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 231 km SSW of Kahale, Indonesia (144 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:17:27 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.59 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 118.1937° East, latitude -11.5853° South, depth = 32.59 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 19:17:27 / May 19, 2017 @ 7:17 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tm0. Unique identifier: us10008tm0.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 231 km SSW of Kahale, Indonesia.
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