A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 229 km W of Tual, Indonesia (142 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 135.21 km (84 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/17 / 2017-10-14 07:36:32 / October 14, 2017 @ 7:36 am. Id of earthquake: us1000aumz. Event ids that are associated: us1000aumz. Exact location of earthquake, 130.691° East, -5.8998° South, depth 135.21 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:36:32 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 229 km W of Tual, Indonesia.
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