A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 212 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (132 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 12:00:51 / October 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 197.74 km, 130.0751° East, -6.4836° South. Id of earthquake: us1000axkl. Event ids that are associated: us1000axkl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 197.74 km (123 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:00:51 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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