A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km E of Watubuku, Indonesia (57 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:37 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bvuk. Event ids that are associated: us2000bvuk. Global time and date of event 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 12:54:37 / November 29, 2017 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 123.5794 East, latitude -8.6801 South, depth = 117.93 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 117.93 km (73 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 92 km E of Watubuku, Indonesia.
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