A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 235 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (146 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 198.77 km (124 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.4253° East, latitude -6.9636° South, depth = 198.77 km. Id of earthquake: us1000e7jd. Event ids that are associated: us1000e7jd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 20:39:23 / May 17, 2018 @ 8:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:39:23 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 235 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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