A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003k5d. Unique identifier: us10003k5d. Global time and date of event 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 05:08:34 / October 4, 2015 @ 5:08 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:08:34 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.5727° East, -2.7002° South, depth 41.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.91 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km NNE of Taniwel, Indonesia.
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