A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 216 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (134 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 18:57:10 / October 12, 2017 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.9156 East, latitude -6.5764 South, depth = 212.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 212.04 km (132 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:57:10 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000auid. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000auid.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 216 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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