A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 228 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:42:56 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.4244 East, latitude -7.1226 South, depth = 154.94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 154.94 km (96 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8es. Id of event: us2000a8es. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 17:42:56 / August 10, 2017 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 228 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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