A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Taniwel in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 15:17:14 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). 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 45.51 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 128.8427° East, latitude -2.8927° South, depth = 45.51 km. Unique identifier: us10007usf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007usf. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 06:17:14 / January 22, 2017 @ 6:17 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km E of Taniwel, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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