A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (105 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.5 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 136.5 km, 130.0428° East, -7.0861° South. Event id: us2000aiql. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aiql. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 08:19:29 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:19 am. The temblor was detected at 17:19:29 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 169 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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