A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 204 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (127 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 20:23:35 / June 16, 2017 @ 8:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.79 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009p16. Event ids that are associated: us20009p16. Exact location of event, longitude 129.4594 East, latitude -7.9107 South, depth = 153.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:23:35 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 204 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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