A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 204 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (127 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.67 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 129.8571 East, latitude -6.8056 South, depth = 161.67 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:40:42 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 15:40:42 / June 16, 2017 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p14. Id of event: us20009p14. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 204 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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