A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.9071 East, latitude -2.6204 South, depth = 29.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 05:27:08 / January 14, 2017 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007t8v. Id of event: us10007t8v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:27:08 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.06 km (18 miles).
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 54 km ENE of Taniwel, Indonesia.
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