A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 254 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (158 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.43 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 18:34:25 / October 3, 2017 @ 6:34 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000apnv. Event ids that are associated: us1000apnv. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:34:25 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.1346° East, latitude -7.2019° South, depth = 139.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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