A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:07:52 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 11:07:52 / July 23, 2017 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a1sx. Event ids that are associated: us2000a1sx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 142.23 km (88 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.2969° East, -7.4434° South, depth 142.23 km.
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.
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