A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (135 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 371.73 km (231 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:00:48 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 127.9335° East, -5.6918° South, depth 371.73 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wjl. Unique identifier: us10008wjl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 15:00:48 / May 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 218 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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