A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 209 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (130 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 20:56:23 / October 3, 2017 @ 8:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.7604 East, latitude -6.8666 South, depth = 145.76 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 145.76 km (91 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:56:23 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000app4. Id of event: us1000app4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 209 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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