A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 152 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (94 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 17:15:07 / May 13, 2017 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.38 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:07 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.2432 East, latitude -2.9993 South, depth = 29.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wg1. Id of event: us10008wg1.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 152 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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