A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km ENE of Watubuku, Indonesia (76 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 17:57:32 / August 7, 2017 @ 5:57 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000a7b0. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7b0. The temblor was reported at 01:57:32 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 178.93 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 123.8276° East, -8.3125° South, depth 178.93 km. 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 123 km ENE of Watubuku, Indonesia.
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