A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km NW of Atambua, Indonesia (64 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:45:41 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 15:45:41 / July 29, 2017 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a40s. Event ids that are associated: us2000a40s. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.3611° East, -8.3289° South.
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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 103 km NW of Atambua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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