A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 175 km SE of Tarakan, Indonesia (109 miles). 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 24.54 km (15 miles). Event id: us2000aqzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqzp. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:05:44 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24.54 km, 118.7958° East, 2.2228° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 20:05:44 / August 29, 2017 @ 8:05 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 175 km SE of Tarakan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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