A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 112 km SSW of Sarongan, Indonesia (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 113.4109 East, latitude -9.3961 South, depth = 50.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.8 km (32 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:53:21 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000aag3. Event ids that are associated: us2000aag3. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 22:53:21 / August 21, 2017 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 112 km SSW of Sarongan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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