A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia (101 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.22 East, latitude 2.4845 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006upd. Unique identifier: us10006upd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:51:15 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 13:51:15 / September 23, 2016 @ 1:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 162 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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