A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 82 km NNW of Lokokrangan, Indonesia (51 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 05:31:46 / August 13, 2017 @ 5:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:31:46 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 115.931 East, latitude -7.5812 South, depth = 303.5 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a7rf. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7rf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 303.5 km (189 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 82 km NNW of Lokokrangan, Indonesia.
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