A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 245 km ESE of Enarotali, Indonesia (152 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:19:38 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). 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 18.1 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000cket. Event ids that are associated: us2000cket. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 18:19:38 / January 17, 2018 @ 6:19 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 138.3979° East, -4.7559° South, depth 18.1 km.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 245 km ESE of Enarotali, Indonesia.
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