A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 59 km NNE of Palue, Indonesia (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 13:53:34 / August 7, 2017 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 220 km, 122.9813° East, -8.0094° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 220 km (137 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:53:34 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7bh. Unique identifier: us2000a7bh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 59 km NNE of Palue, Indonesia.
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