A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 227 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (141 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 157.18 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000a24x. Event ids that are associated: us2000a24x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 14:53:04 / July 24, 2017 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 130.1116 East, latitude -6.2845 South, depth = 157.18 km. The temblor was detected at 23:53:04 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 227 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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