A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NNE of Enarotali, Indonesia (48 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ax2n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ax2n. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 02:45:54 / September 30, 2017 @ 2:45 am. The temblor was reported at 11:45:54 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 136.7409 East, latitude -3.3243 South, depth = 53.79 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.79 km (33 miles).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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