A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 146 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia (91 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 129.95 km (81 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.604 East, latitude -4.4916 South, depth = 129.95 km. The temblor was reported at 23:40:16 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000adg6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adg6. Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 14:40:16 / August 27, 2017 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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 earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 146 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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