A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 235 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (146 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 243.14 km, 129.1508° East, -5.6381° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 243.14 km (151 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:51:42 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 14:51:42 / July 17, 2017 @ 2:51 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z12. Id of event: us20009z12.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 235 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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