A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 231 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (144 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 113.02 km (70 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:58:31 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.2567° East, -7.5357° South, depth 113.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 15:58:31 / September 12, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. Event id: us2000akua. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akua.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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