A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 173 km NNE of Dofa, Indonesia (107 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 00:40:45 / August 19, 2017 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a9mt. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9mt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.6993° East, -0.2597° South, depth 61.64 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:45 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.64 km (38 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty 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: 173 km NNE of Dofa, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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