A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 129.7444° East, latitude -6.6816° South, depth = 176.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:08:16 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000g91w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g91w. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 19:08:16 / August 9, 2018 @ 7:08 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 176.92 km (110 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 223 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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