A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia (81 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 16:56:16 / October 12, 2017 @ 4:56 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:56:16 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 114.1635° East, latitude -9.7654° South, depth = 45.72 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.72 km (28 miles). Unique identifier: us1000aqt8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aqt8.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 130 km S of Sidorukun, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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