A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km W of Onan Ganjang, Indonesia (53 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 58.51 km, 97.8651° East, 2.1083° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 21:32:41 / August 5, 2017 @ 9:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.51 km (36 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:32:41 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a58l. Unique identifier: us2000a58l.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. 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: 85 km W of Onan Ganjang, Indonesia.
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