A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 300 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (186 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 52.24 km (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009703. Id of event: us10009703. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 17:15:53 / July 5, 2017 @ 5:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.5914 East, latitude -7.9399 South, depth = 52.24 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:53 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 300 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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