A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 187 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia (116 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:56:18 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.3 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 20:56:18 / August 30, 2017 @ 8:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ar5y. Id of event: us2000ar5y. Exact location of event, longitude 130.3128 East, latitude -4.2799 South, depth = 64.3 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 187 km SE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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