A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 203 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (126 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:11:16 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hg25. Id of event: us2000hg25. Exact location of event, longitude 129.7047 East, latitude -7.0632 South, depth = 145.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145.23 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 20:11:16 / September 17, 2018 @ 8:11 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 203 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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