A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 240 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (149 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 20:42:06 / September 28, 2017 @ 8:42 pm. Unique identifier: us2000aw51. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aw51. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.87 km (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:42:06 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 142.87 km, 129.2381° East, -7.2814° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 240 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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