A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km E of Enarotali, Indonesia (31 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 09:08:06 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aaw3. Unique identifier: us2000aaw3. Exact location of earthquake, 136.8039° East, -3.9459° South, depth 52.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 00:08:06 / August 17, 2017 @ 12:08 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.13 km (32 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 50 km E of Enarotali, Indonesia.
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