A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 107 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.76 km (33 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:22:10 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ivm. Unique identifier: us20008ivm. Exact location of earthquake, 125.7546° East, 2.2274° North, depth 52.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 00:22:10 / January 27, 2017 @ 12:22 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 107 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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