A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia (88 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.02 km (18 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100096rc. Unique identifier: us100096rc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.0244 East, latitude -3.9601 South, depth = 29.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 18:00:29 / July 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:00:29 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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: 141 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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