A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 286 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (178 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.7498 East, latitude -7.5618 South, depth = 173.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/17 / 2017-12-12 15:39:07 / December 12, 2017 @ 3:39 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:39:07 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c3e4. Id of event: us2000c3e4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.8 km (108 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 286 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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