A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 62 km SSW of Dofa, Indonesia (39 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 16:58:49 / May 23, 2017 @ 4:58 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.6 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:58:49 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wjk. Unique identifier: us10008wjk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.0687 East, latitude -2.2798 South, depth = 44.6 km.
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 62 km SSW of Dofa, Indonesia.
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