A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 212 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (132 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.77 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 130.5529° East, -6.187° South, depth 126.77 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 15:29:38 / August 14, 2017 @ 3:29 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:29:38 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a81h. Id of event: us2000a81h.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 212 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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