A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 173 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia (107 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us20008ki9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ki9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:43:41 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.03 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 16:43:41 / February 6, 2017 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.4948° East, latitude 2.2854° North, depth = 54.03 km.
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 five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 173 km ENE of Bitung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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