A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vwj. Id of event: us10007vwj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 04:40:33 / January 28, 2017 @ 4:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:33 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.9213° East, -2.8027° South, depth 34.54 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.54 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 50 km E of Taniwel, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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