A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 256 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (159 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000at67. Id of event: us2000at67. The epicenter was at a depth of 123.53 km (77 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:49:18 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.0949° East, latitude -7.2701° South, depth = 123.53 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 08:49:18 / September 17, 2017 @ 8:49 am UTC/GMT.
Every 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 seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 256 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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