A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 200 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (124 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.3005° East, latitude -5.2575° South, depth = 229.6 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:52:51 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a3ac. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3ac. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 229.6 km (143 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 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 06:52:51 / July 27, 2017 @ 6:52 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 200 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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