A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 184 km ENE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island (114 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 107.1985 East, latitude -9.7091 South, depth = 40.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kj8. Id of event: us20008kj8. The temblor was reported at 15:47:33 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 08:47:33 / February 7, 2017 @ 8:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.53 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 184 km ENE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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