A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km W of Tual, Indonesia (122 miles) on Saturday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:31:24 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 01:31:24 / October 21, 2017 @ 1:31 am. Id of earthquake: us1000av1v. Event ids that are associated: us1000av1v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.52 km (64 miles). Exact location, longitude 130.9913° East, latitude -5.8729° South, depth = 102.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 196 km W of Tual, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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