A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 154 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 18:51:40 / March 27, 2018 @ 6:51 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.28 km (55 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d9r1. Unique identifier: us1000d9r1. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:51:40 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1324 East, latitude -7.212 South, depth = 89.28 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 154 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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