A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 179 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000db21. Event ids that are associated: us2000db21. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:21:37 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.2725 East, latitude -6.7064 South, depth = 102.76 km. Global time and date of event 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 14:21:37 / March 2, 2018 @ 2:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 102.76 km (64 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 179 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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