A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 166 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.371° East, -4.8891° South, depth 71.36 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 14:56:17 / February 23, 2018 @ 2:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.36 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:56:17 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d6w4. Id of event: us2000d6w4.
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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 166 km NW of Tanahmerah, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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