A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 169 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (105 miles). Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 16:00:11 / May 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 213.7 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 129.5007 East, latitude -4.8468 South, depth = 213.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:00:11 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008r6r. Unique identifier: us10008r6r.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 169 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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