A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 240 km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia (149 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 21:57:59 / July 7, 2017 @ 9:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:57:59 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.5728° East, -5.8589° South, depth 335.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 335.88 km (209 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009w13. Event ids that are associated: us20009w13.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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