A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia (98 miles) on Tuesday. 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: us2000e1ht. Id of event: us2000e1ht. The temblor was picked up at 20:55:07 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.85 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 102.3645° East, latitude -5.3371° South, depth = 35.85 km. Global time and date of event 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 13:55:07 / April 17, 2018 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 158 km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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