A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 173 km N of Saumlaki, Indonesia (107 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:06:53 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.3436 East, latitude -6.3791 South, depth = 94.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.7 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us600041sj. Event ids that are associated: us600041sj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 16:06:53 / June 17, 2019 @ 4:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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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