A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles). Event id: us2000ab8x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ab8x. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.98 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 08:19:24 / August 24, 2017 @ 8:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.488 East, latitude -7.8579 South, depth = 115.98 km. The temblor was reported at 17:19:24 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia.
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