A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 181 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (112 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 22:42:17 / September 28, 2017 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aw8l. Id of event: us2000aw8l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.06 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 130.4929 East, latitude -6.535 South, depth = 108.06 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:42:17 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 181 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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