A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 177 km N of Boroko, Indonesia (110 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 123.0392 East, latitude 2.4949 North, depth = 467.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 467.84 km (291 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:06:57 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 17:06:57 / February 10, 2017 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008les. Unique identifier: us20008les.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 177 km N of Boroko, Indonesia.
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